Venezuela’s Soaring Poverty Hurts Ruling Party’s Chances in Sunday’s Elections

Polls show ruling Socialists could lose as residents struggle with inflation and chronic food shortages By KEJAL VYAS Dec. 2, 2015 7:58 p.m. ET FILA DE TURGUA, Venezuela—Late President Hugo Chávez won loyalty by distributing hundreds of billions of petrodollars to lift millions of Venezuelans out of poverty. The money has run out for his… Read More Venezuela’s Soaring Poverty Hurts Ruling Party’s Chances in Sunday’s Elections