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End may be in sight for Venezuelan toilet paper shortage

May 22, 2013 at 5:57 PM   |   Comments

CARACAS, Venezuela, May 22 (UPI) -- Venezuelan lawmakers Wednesday acted to end the South American nation's toilet paper shortage.

The Parliament allocated $81 million so the Commerce Ministry can import nearly 39 million rolls of toilet paper and other necessities, El Universal reported.

The lawmakers also approved the importation of 50 million sanitary pads, 3 million tubes of toothpaste, 17 million disposable diapers and 10 million bath soap bars, the newspaper said.

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