by Nick Giambruno, Senior Editor
The police were hopelessly outnumbered.
All they could do was take cover from the big rocks being thrown at them. Thousands of rioters had taken over the streets.
With the police powerless, looters ransacked the city. In the chaos, they stole food, smashed windows, and set fire to stores.
But this was not random violence. The angry mob was fed up with a government that had stolen everything from them.
The final straw was when the government shut down the banks. Once no one could withdraw money, it devalued the currency by 66%…instantly stealing more than half of peoples’ life savings.