Fuel shortages amid Venezuela’s ongoing economic crisis are threatening what’s left of the country’s agriculture industry, the New York Times reports.
The big picture: «Venezuela is an oil-rich nation. But years of mismanagement and corruption in the oil industry, worsened by American sanctions, have dried up gasoline pumps at a crucial moment. First, the shortage prevented farmers … from getting their produce to markets. Now, it is making it hard for them to sow new crops,» the Times writes.