Etiqueta: inflation


Interview on WBEZ’s Worldview

In recent weeks Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has ordered that prices on appliances, such as refrigerators and televisions, be cut in half. It is part of his attempt to battle the country’s rising inflation rates, which...

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Maduro Believes in the Economic War

During my last stay in Venezuela the handful of analysts I talked to with ties to the government all concurred on one point. Nicolas Maduro’s talk of an economic war is not a show used to distract followers. He actually believes...

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Venezuela Program

Geoff Ramsey

Geoff Ramsey

Director for Venezuela @GRamsey_LatAm

David Smilde

David Smilde

WOLA Senior Fellow and the Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations at Tulane University


Kristen Martinez-Gugerli

Venezuela Program Associate