A peculiar combination of nature, culture, and scarcity makes Venezuela the country with the highest wealth in cocoa genetics and diversity. But that treasure needs to be protected
Electric and hybrid cars, and some electric motorcycles, are being imported or assembled in the country, an advantage in the face of the fuel shortage. But how many Venezuelans can really afford one?
Venezuelan cacao is highly appreciated globally, but the exports remain scarce due to land insecurity, administrative barriers and now genetic competition
Nicolás Maduro announced a Special Economic Zone program to develop an elite tourism paradise in pristine La Tortuga Island and lure in domestic and foreign capitals. Other than the corruption and environmental impact we can imagine, what are ZEEs?
Research by Transparency International Venezuela and Ecoanalítica estimated the size of the criminal economies that deal in gold, drugs, and gasoline with the enthusiastic participation of a corrupt State
Many transnational companies fled the country, others are still trying to sell their assets to local capital, and there are those who decided to stay and adapt
Traditional brands are competing for the meager purchasing power of Venezuelans with knockoff brands and imported items that pay no taxes or comply with sanitary and quality regulations
Rum and cocoa, but also shrimp, food, and even auto parts. The figures are still very low, but the private industry is exporting much more than in 2019 and 2020
Maduro announced the government will offer up to 10% of CANTV and other state-owned companies in the stock market. Before you start to celebrate the Venezuelan perestroika, let’s consider what’s really at stake
New research by Venezuelan consulting firm ANOVA shows how the poorest percentile in Venezuela is getting poorer while the richest one improves dramatically its income
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