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Venezuela: Can oil trump agony?

Posted by in Latin America, Regions We Visit, Trip Participant Stories on 17th July, 2007 | No Comments

By Lowell Blankfort It is twilight and, as April and I sit back on their terrace sipping wine with John Pate and his wife, we enjoy a sense of tranquility hardly experienced in our almost three weeks in Venezuela. Below us lies a verdant valley, framed by a wooded green mountain which mercifully blocks the […]