15 May. 2019
Seconds before William Lopez, 45, was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a state-run clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April, the power went out. Pictured, Lopez waits for the electricity to return at a dialysis center during a blackout in Maracaibo, Venezuela, April 11. "The impotence that I feel makes me want to cry," said Lopez "Some people go to sleep while they are in treatment. I do not, because I am scared I will never wake up."