Venezuela: First there was a shortage of toilet paper, now shortage of coffins

Posted on June 19, 2014 • Filed under: Venezuela reported Venezuelan funeral homes are struggling to find coffins, with production crimped by a shortage of brass, varnish and satin, complicating the process of burying the dead in one of the world’s most murderous countries. Undertakers are borrowing coffins from each other or traveling to Colombia to get hold of them. Read Article

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