30 Oct '16, 6pm

Could Venezuela Become The Next Syria?: Speaking of poor policymaking, hyperinflation and violenc...

Could Venezuela Become The Next Syria?: Speaking of poor policymaking, hyperinflation and violenc...

Could Venezuela Become The Next Syria? Speaking of poor policymaking, hyperinflation and violence – Venezuela is sliding closer and closer to the brink of collapse, with some sobering consequences. This was among the topics of conversation this week at the Mining & Investment Latin America Summit in Lima, Peru. While there, I had dinner with a couple of Canadian lawyers who represented a few Latin American oil producers, some of them based in Venezuela. Things have gone from bad to worse , they informed me. Since 2013, when Nicolás Maduro took power after the death of Hugo Chávez, the socialist country has struggled with skyrocketing inflation, food and medicine shortages, a shrinking economy and rising violence and corruption. (Its capital city of Caracas recently overtook San Pedro Sula, Honduras, for having the world’s highest homicide rate.) These have only intensified...

Full article: http://peakoil.com/publicpolicy/could-venezuela-become-th...

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