Paediatricians report a 200 percent increase in new cases of children with severe malnutrition in Venezuela.

A waiter walks next to statues representing a woman cooking corn tortillas to a child inside a hotel downtown in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017.
A waiter walks next to statues representing a woman cooking corn tortillas to a child inside a hotel downtown in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. (AP)

A recently published report by humanitarian organisation Caritas Venezuela, shows a severe deterioration in the diets of Venezuelan children under five years old. 

According to the report, 68 percent of Venezuelan children are suffering from some level of malnutrition. 

TRTWorld's Juan Carlos Lamas has more from Caracas. 

Source: TRT World