Last month, I wrote an article about Venezuela’s business environment
Throughout the year, I have read numerous articles arguing about the harmful effects the coronavirus will have upon globalization.
Venezuela is constantly over the news given its unprecedented economic collapse. Yet, numerous people still think that the country’s economic hardships were caused by external factors, such as declining oil prices or financial sanctions from the international community. When in reality, the Venezuelan collapse is the direct consequence of the country’s inefficient, distorted, and hostile business environment.
There is a dramatic and worrying informational blackout in Venezuela. The regime censored all traditional media outlets. Social media has become more deception than information. And as if these problems were not enough, most Venezuelans don't even have internet access.
Since 2013, the Venezuelan economy has been in free fall. In just seven years, the country’s gross domestic product has lost nearly 70 percent of its value. This economic collapse represents the largest in the modern history of the western hemisphere.
We did an amazing interview with Jorge Jraissati, the President of Venezuelan Alliance
Questions in the interview:
- How is the situation right now in venezuela?
- What happened when Hugo Chavez took power?
- What happend when Chavez died and Nicolas Maduro became the president?
- How is the influence of Cuba in Venezuela?
- How can cuba has so much influence in Venezuela?
- How is the Russian influence in Venezuela?
- What would you say to people like Bernie Sanders or AOC?
- Was it no real socialism...like always?
In developed nations people tend to discuss the political economy of their countries in the following way. When they think about capitalism, they associate it with economic freedom, and therefore, with higher opportunities to climb the socio-economic ladder.
As much as I would like to believe that the COVID-19 crisis will produce a future where evidence-based policies triumph over other forms of governance, t
Here you can see a video which we created from the article by Jorge Jraissati
The Day After: Venezuela’s Post-Maduro Economic Manifest by Jorge Jraissati