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Video: Venezuela - Political, Economic, and Energy Update

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Speakers:

  • Patrick Duddy, Director, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Duke University. Former U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela
  • Alejandro Grisanti, Managing Director, Head of Latin America Research, Barclays Capital
  • Francisco Monaldi, Professor of Energy Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Venezuela's government faces high inflation projections for this year, lower oil prices, and devaluation of its currency. Experts discussed the last developments in terms of political disputes between the Maduro government and the opposition, recent economic policies such as the SIMADI exchange rate system, and what's in store when it comes to energy reserves and oil production.