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Jose Luis Farrera (with his sons) runs a newsstand in Venezuela. But business is down, because he can't get enough newspapers.

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Andrew Rosati

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    Maybe Gutiérrez was laid off from her job as a reporter after her newspaper ran out of newsprint. Now she's looking for a new job.

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    Andrew Rosati

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    A technician at El Nacional technician scans what's left of the shrinking daily paper.

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    Andrew Rosati

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    El Nacional's discarded newsprint was once trash, but now it's a desired commodity.

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    Andrew Rosati

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    The daily scramble to get a newspaper in Maturín amid Venezuela's paper shortage.

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    Andrew Rosati