Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Switzerland's Humanitarian Aid

May 31, 2016
CNN Money: Venezuela is running out of everything: Bread, sugar, toilet paper...

In order to get cash loans to pay for its debt, Venezuela has shipped $2.3 billion of gold to Switzerland so far this year as collateral, according to Swiss government import data.

Reminds me of a favorite quote.

What is it that makes a complete stranger dive into an icy river to save a solid gold baby? Maybe we'll never know. - Jack Handey

May 31, 2016
Los Angeles Times: It costs $150 to buy a dozen eggs in Venezuela right now


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