Venezuelan Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez speaks to journalists ahead of the166th ordinary meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria.

Will Venezuela default? Investors think so

Dec 23, 2014
Oil, whose price has halved in the past year, accounts for 95 percent of the country’s exports and 45 percent of the government’s budget.
Posted In: venezuela, Oil, oil prices, OPEC
Maiquetia international airport

A Venezuelan airport is charging for air. Yes, air.

Jul 11, 2014
The international airport in Caracas, Venezuela, is now charging for air.
Posted In: Air, air conditioning, airport, venezuela

Exchanging currency in Venezuela is a nightmare

Mar 10, 2014
A new exchange system could bring the currency rate closer to the black market.
Posted In: venezuela, currency, bolivar

Venezuela according to a Venezuelan

Feb 27, 2014
Inflation and a shortage of basic goods are fueling protests in Venezuela.
Posted In: venezuela

As Venezuelan inflation hits new highs, a crackdown on consumer prices

Nov 14, 2013
Venezuela has a terrible inflation problem, and the government's dramatic steps to fix them problem aren't likely to make a real impact.
Posted In: venezuela, inflation

After election, what's next for Venezuela?

Apr 18, 2013
Stephen Keppel, economics editor at Univision News, says the Maduro's slim margin of victory could make it difficult for his government to achieve economic reforms.
Posted In: venezuela, hugo chavez, maduro, Latin America

In Venezuela, an election and more of the same

Apr 15, 2013
Venezuela elects Hugo Chavez's preferred successor as president. We talk to one business owner about what that means for him.
Posted In: venezuela, hugo chavez

Chavez death ripples throughout Latin America

Mar 6, 2013
How will Chavez's passing affect the economies of other countries in Latin America?
Posted In: venezuela, hugo chavez, Latin America, univision

After Chavez death, Venezuela faces tough economic choices

Mar 6, 2013
What's ahead for Venezuela after the death of Hugo Chavez?
Posted In: venezuela, hugo chavez

Chavez is gone but what of his legacy?

Mar 6, 2013
Controversial Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez died yesterday leaving a nation divided over the wisdom of his policies. Both critics and supporters agree that he has changed the role of the poor in Venezuela.
Posted In: venezuela, hugo chavez, poor