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©Rafael Hernandez/DPA/MAXPPP ; 25 May 2019, Venezuela, Maracaibo: Segundo Galue lies in his bed in the Altos del Milagro Norte district. The 93-year-old and his family can only eat once a day. They mainly eat tubers such as manioc and sweet potatoes. They can't remember the last time they ate meat. According to the Bengoa Foundation, the consumption of tubers and legumes has increased, while the consumption of cereals and meat has decreased in the South American country. 27 percent of those interviewed by Bengoa in 2017 ate twice or less a day. Venezuela is in a deep political and economic crisis. Due to a lack of foreign currency, food and medicines can hardly be imported. Less and less food is produced in the country and what is available is very expensive for a large part of the population. According to the United Nations, at least 2.3 million people have left the country. Photo: Rafael Hernandez/dpa