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Venezuela’s Maduro Announces String of Emergency Economic MeasuresFebruary 18, 2016 The economic initiatives include changes to the country’s multi-tiered exchange rate, a rise in the domestic price of gasoline, the implementation of a new tax system, and placing more power over food distribution in the hands of organised communities.
Venezuela: Knocking over Dominos in Latin AmericaMay 26, 2005 Recent demands by the people of Bolivia for their government to "take the same path as Venezuela" revelas the powerful resonance of the "Bolivarian revolution" throuhout Latin America. As Venezuela depeens this process of social, economic, and political transformation it is increasingly unlikely that the people of Latin America will tolerate their unresponsive governments. It is equally unlikely that the Cold War mentality of Washington will tolerate the threat of a good example.