Venezuela entered the fifth day of a blackout.
Power was restored to some areas of the country over the weekend but service often lasted just a few hours before dropping out again. The blackout comes at a time when Venezuela is plagued by economic despair, including shortages of goods and food.
CGTN’s Stephen Gibbs reports.
To discuss all of this:
- Cristina Escobar is a Cuban journalist and commentator.
- Jefferson Morley is a former reporter at the Washington Post and the author of three books on the CIA.
- Lester Munson is a principal at BGR Group.
- Alan McPherson is a professor of history at Temple University.
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US national security adviser John Bolton did little to rule out the prospect of using military action against Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro — and it's rekindled dark memories of US intervention in Latin America. https://t.co/js2CRwBqhy
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