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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Chavez was a clown whose policies cost a ruinous price

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... as if the most corrupt and brutal police sergeant on the force had decided to put on Ruritanian fancy dress. Few of his compatriots found Chavez so amusing, however. Venezuela is blessed with greater ... effectively negative. Not surprisingly, domestic oil consumption almost doubled. As a result, despite surging international demand, under Chavez Venezuela's oil exports collapsed by more than ...

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    Currency warmongering as out of place as the real thing

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... I'm afraid the reader who defended Hugo Chavez's economic record yesterday by arguing that Venezuela's inflation rate is in line with those of other Latin American countries skimped on his homework. As the second chart shows, only the woefully mismanaged Argentinian economy even comes close to Venezuela for its rate of consumer price rises. Chile, which was at a comparable ...



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