A Norwegian friend told me Venezuelans cannot purchase or legally introduce to Norway the maize flour they need to live.
Apparently, the Harina PAN, which is the maize flour of choice and which Venezuelan POLAR exports now from Colombia to the whole planet, contains genetically modified maize...and Norway is implementing a strict policy of not allowing GM stuff into the country.
This is completely preposterous: it is not like genetically modified DNA from the über-processed Harina PAN packages will get into the maize fields of...Stavanger? Trondheim?
I feel with my compatriots in Norway. I hope the Norwegian government can get to a compromise with the Venezuelan community. The Norwegian oil industry benefits greatly from highly qualified Venezuelans - now Venezuelan Norwegians - who are now without arepas. This is like Muslims without halal or Jews without kosher food. Please, Norwegian government: have mercy upon the Venezuelan community.