Venezuela: Tourist Island of Margarita suffering extreme shortages of commodities

Posted on August 11, 2014 • Filed under: Business, TRAVEL, Venezuela reporte -The President of the Chamber of Commerce of Nueva Esparta, Theodore Bellorin, explained that the Government grants to a very small group of entrepreneurs Bs 11 currencies, while most assigned them to Bs 50, which creates distortions in prices and stimulates the shortages on the island.

Interviewed by Unión Radio, Bellorin said Monday that the situation on the island of Margarita is “chaotic” supply of commodities, however pointed out that the neoespartanos try to receive with enthusiasm to the close to 3 million people a year visiting the State. “The balance today is very delicate, chaotic, we are in a very difficult and complex situation”.

“We cannot hide realities, when one goes through a commercial establishment and sees that the shelves are empty and the showcases have no presentations and others have very old merchandise that does not encourage tourists”, he explained.

“Products appear and disappear. “Despite the operations that the Government has deployed to try to exceed the supply, the Government is very bad Manager, bad entrepreneur, must make one greater effort”. Read Article.

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