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The Five Oil Exporters Most Affected by Currency Devaluation

The Five Oil Exporters Most Affected by Currency Devaluation

Devaluation is the word of the day in oil exporting countries. Whether it is the Nigerian naira, the Venezuelan bolívar, or the Russian rouble, low oil prices are wreaking havoc in oil exporting economies and on their national currencies.

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Going Backwards: The Crisis in Venezuela

Going Backwards: The Crisis in Venezuela

Chavez’s 21st century socialism has failed, pushing Venezuela to the brink of a major humanitarian crisis.

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The Recession In Latin America Will Transform Its Geopolitics

The Recession In Latin America Will Transform Its Geopolitics

Latin America will suffer a recession this year. This will not only have economic consequences for the next three years, but also transform Latin American politics, ending a decade-long division.

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How the Left was Won and Lost

How the Left was Won and Lost

If there is no single truth, lies can become powerful tools in an election.

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Cheap Oil and Missed Opportunities

Cheap Oil and Missed Opportunities

OPEC’s recent decision to keep production at its current levels lead to the realization by many investors that the current oil price may become the new norm.

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Developments in America’s Backyard

Developments in America’s Backyard

Latin America often receives secondary attention with the world’s focus on the Middle East. For North Americans, however, issues with regional partners may have more weight on the average person in the U.S. and Canada than problems in Iraq and Ukraine.

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Knowledge is Power, But A Lack of Knowledge can be Shocking

Knowledge is Power, But A Lack of Knowledge can be Shocking

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Conflict, Investment and the Burden of Energy: Protests in Venezuela and Ukraine

Conflict, Investment and the Burden of Energy: Protests in Venezuela and Ukraine

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An Investor’s View of the U.S. and its Neighbours

An Investor’s View of the U.S. and its Neighbours

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Spy vs. Whistleblower: Latin America Opens its Doors to Snowden

Spy vs. Whistleblower: Latin America Opens its Doors to Snowden

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The Effects of Legal and Illegal Corruption: The U.S., Canada and Venezuela Compared

The Effects of Legal and Illegal Corruption: The U.S., Canada and Venezuela Compared

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Political tensions in Venezuela, Bolivia run high

Political tensions in Venezuela, Bolivia run high

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FPA’s Must Reads: April 19-26

FPA’s Must Reads: April 19-26

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Venezuela Election Wrap-Up

Venezuela Election Wrap-Up

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Venezuela: Chavez protege wins, or did he?

Venezuela: Chavez protege wins, or did he?

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