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Venezuelan Government Increases Banking Sector’s Obligation to Fund Construction and Mortgages

Ewan Robertson – The Venezuelan government has increased the banking sector’s financial obligation to fund construction and provide low-interest mortgages as part of policies to broaden access to affordable housing. The financial obligation, known as the “mandatory mortgage portfolio”, requires … Continue reading

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First Images Released of Venezuela’s Chavez since His Operation

First Images Released of Venezuela’s Chavez since His Operation Ewan Robertson (Venezuelanalysis.com) – The Venezuelan government has released the first photographs of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez since his cancer operation last 11 December. The images show a smiling Chavez lying down … Continue reading

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Venezuela Debates Currency Devaluation while Impact Remains Unclear

Venezuela Debates Currency Devaluation while Impact Remains Unclear Ewan Robertson (Venezuelanalysis.com) There has been much debate in Venezuela over the causes and likely consequences of last Friday’s currency devaluation, while the concrete political and economic impact remains to be seen. … Continue reading

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CELAC Holds First Meeting of Triumvirate Countries, Designates Priorities

By Ewan Robertson – Venezuelanalysis.com Mérida, 13th January 2012 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – The CELAC triumvirate countries Chile, Cuba and Venezuela have decided this week that energy, science and technology, infrastructure, finance and social development will be the five key areas for … Continue reading

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