New bills flown into Venezuela in currency crisis

Venezuela's National Guard soldiers patrol the streets of La Fria, Tachira state, Venezuela on December 18, 2016, to prevent further riotsA jetload of new currency finally arrived in Venezuela after its delayed arrival sparked protests and looting that jolted President Nicolas Maduro’s unpopular government. The government had briefly pulled from circulation the largest-denomination 100-bolivar bill without replacing it on Thursday, due to the delay. People around the country took to the streets protesting, there was widespread looting in the south and the government boosted the number of troops on the streets.

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