TITLE

POLITICAL LANDSCAPE

PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Venezuela Country Profile;5/ 1/2013, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the political condition of Venezuela as of 2013. It notes the ability of the Social Democrats and the Christian Democrats to address issues on oil wealth, political patronage and power. It accounts the boost of leftist politician Hugo Chavez's power to the constitutional reform program. The challenges faced by President Nicolas Maduro such as corruption, sluggish investment, increasing crime rate and high inflation are also mentioned.
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89775491

 

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