Tag: 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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