Soldiers oversee fuel rationing in some Venezuelan towns amid shortages

FILE PHOTO: A man handles the nozzle of a fuel dispenser at a state oil company PDVSA's gas station in Caracas, Venezuela May 17, 2019. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/File Photo

MARACAIBO/PUNTO FIJO (Reuters) – Soldiers oversaw rationing of gasoline at service stations in several parts of Venezuela on Sunday as worsening fuel shortages forced angry drivers to wait for hours to fill their tanks, prompting protests in some areas. Venezuela, whose economy is reeling from a painful five-year recession amid a prolonged political crisis, saw […]

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