TITLE

Venezuela turns toward neoliberalism

AUTHOR(S)
Ellner, Steve
PUB. DATE
July 1996
SOURCE
NACLA Report on the Americas;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Venezuela president Rafael Caldera announced a wide-reaching austerity package on April 15, 1996. Increase of gasoline prices; Increase in taxes of wholesale and luxury goods; Reactions from neoliberals.
ACCESSION #
9609280994

 

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