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Chinese hospital ship docks in Venezuela amid crisis

Sep 22, 2018 - Associated Press

LA GUAIRA, Venezuela (AP) - A Chinese navy hospital ship has docked near Venezuela's capital as the OPEC nation's deepening economic crisis garners the attention of the U.S. and other world powers.

Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino was on hand Saturday for the arrival of the Peace Ark. The stop by the People's Liberation Army Navy's ship is the latest in an 11-nation "Mission Harmony" tour.

Interest in the goodwill visit has been building since the Pentagon announced in Au...