After Chavez death, Venezuela faces tough economic choices

Nicaraguan supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez pray for the health of Chavez in Managua on February 29, 2012.

Global oil markets are steady this morning after the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Venezuela holds the world's second largest oil reserves.

For more on the economic impact of Chavez's death, Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson speaks with the BBC's Irene Caselli in Caracas.

About the author

Irene Caselli is a reporter with the BBC.


I agree to American Public Media's Terms and Conditions.
With Generous Support From...

Sustainability Coverage

  • The Kendeda Fund
  • Wealth & Poverty Coverage

  • The Ford Foundation