Venezuela: How to Stand in Line

Posted on April 22, 2015 • Filed under: Culture, Economy, Venezuela reported a combination of woeful economic management – or mismanagement – and the steep fall in oil prices has left the government with a serious cash flow problem. And it’s left the people of Venezuela standing in queues across the country every single day, often for hours at a time.
People are given time off work to queue. They get up early in the morning to queue. They queue in their lunch hour. They text each other about queues. So not surprisingly they’ve become very good at queuing. As an Englishman I like a good queue – well formed, orderly, no doubting who’s in front of you and who’s behind. Read Article

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