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Venezuela craft brewers rare bright spot in crisis economy

"Venezuelans continue to be vain creatures who like to be in the vanguard, who like to keep up with what's in fashion," said Mr Querales.


WITH Venezuela's economic crisis leaving consumers struggling to buy basic staple foods, small Caracas brewery Social Club might seem out of place selling craft beer that costs per bottle what a worker earning the minimum wage makes in two days.

But business is booming....

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