RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A district of Venezuela’s capital Caracas on Tuesday, February 17th, installed a new well to supply water to dozens of apartment buildings, as widespread shortages in the crisis-stricken country complicate hand-washing amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Water shortages have long affected the municipality of Chacao in eastern Caracas - as well as other areas across the South American country - due to years of underinvestment, lack of maintenance and a shortage of qualified personnel amid an economic collapse that has deprived governments of funds.
That has made it difficult for Venezuelans to comply with their own . . .