Shocking video lays bare the severe food crisis confronting Venezuela. Food shortages in the South American country have meant people have resorted to desperate attempts to source their next meal. In the disturbing footage, a huge crowd of people can be seen stopping a lorry on the motorway to snatch live chickens from their crates inside.

Traffic comes to a standstill as dozens of hungry people sprint over to the truck to grab the birds out of their containers.
The incident has been held up as yet another example of the country’s economic crisis, where looting has become commonplace. READ MORE