President Nicolas Maduro has pressed ahead with the vote despite the threat of further U.S. sanctions and months of opposition protests in which around 120 people have been killed
Goldman Sachs is on the defensive in Venezuela after it bought bonds that had been held by the struggling country’s central bank in a transaction the opposition decried as a lifeline to President Nicolás Maduro’s administration.
Goldman Sachs bought about $2.8 billion in Venezuelan bonds that had been held by the oil-rich country’s central bank, a lifeline to President Nicolás Maduro’s embattled government.
On April 4, 2017, Venezuelans decided they had had enough. Enough of the shortages. Enough of the interminable store lines. Enough of the hunger, and of the inflation, and of the crime and of the government’s crackdown on the opposition. Enough of everything.
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