Venezuela begins occupation of private supermarket chain

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People line up outside the Dia a Dia supermarket in hopes of buying coffee, oil, precooked corn flour, detergent and fabric softener as a National guard soldier stands guard in the Propatria neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. The government is temporarily taking over the Dia a Dia supermarket chain as part of a crackdown on private businesses it blames for worsening shortages and long lines. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — National guardsmen and state price adjusters fanned out across Venezuela Wednesday to impose a military-style occupation with an unusual goal: Making sure shoppers can buy enough sugar.