Oil-rich Venezuela runs low on fuel amid economic crisis

Long queues at petrol stations as country reels from latest in string of commodity shortages.

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    Venezuela has the world's largest oil reserves, yet its people are scrambling to fill car tanks, as petrol supplies dry up.

    They have already faced chronic deficits in medicine, food and electricity.

    But harsh US economic sanctions, and mismanagement of the oil industry, have pushed the energy sector to crisis point.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from the economic hub of Valencia in Venezuela.


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