Venezuela seeks to restore power amid looting; China offers help

A man carries containers filled with water at a desalination plant in La Guaira, Venezuela March 13, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

CARACAS/MARACAIBO, Venezuela (Reuters) – President Nicolas Maduro’s government scrambled on Wednesday to return power to western Venezuela following heavy looting in the country’s second largest city, while China offered to help the OPEC-member nation end its worst blackout on record. Power had returned to many parts of Venezuela after a nationwide outage last week, with […]

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