Venezuelans ‘Live to Repair’ Following Collapse of Car Industry

  • Dollar shortages mean even scrapyards are running out of parts
  • Recent deals may point to revival in local car manufacturing

Adolfo Bolivar has lived most of his life on the road, navigating Caracas’ traffic-choked streets as he shuttled bus loads of passengers across town. Lately, though, the 60-year-old-driver -- like the majority of his co-workers -- spends his days stalled on the city’s outskirts, bent over a greasy engine block, trying to get his battered minibus back on the road.

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