Lessons of the Venezuelan Experience
Louis W. Goodman, Johanna Mendelson Forman, Moises Naim, Joseph S. Tulchin
Woodrow Wilson Center Press, Feb 1, 1995 - Business & Economics - 576 pages
Until two attempts at military coups in 1992, Venezuela enjoyed political stability that was exceptional for a Latin American nation under a succession, going back to 1958, of constitutionally chosen presidents. Venezuela had leaders who were socially responsible and progressive, funding social programmes with money the state earned from petroleum exports.
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