Venezuelans caught short as toilet paper supplies run low

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The government of Venezuela is trying to import 50 million rolls of toilet paper before supermarket shelves run out of stock.

Some economists say that the shortage of basic goods - which also include milk, butter and coffee - is a result of the socialist government's price control policies.

However, President Nicolas Maduro, has said the shortages are the result of a conspiracy campaign by the opposition and rich sectors of society.

Mauricio Moraes reports.

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