The Heat: US intervention in Latin America

The Heat

Latin America

Venezuela entered the fifth day of a blackout.

Power was restored to some areas of the country over the weekend but service often lasted just a few hours before dropping out again. The blackout comes at a time when Venezuela is plagued by economic despair, including shortages of goods and food.

CGTN’s Stephen Gibbs reports.

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To discuss all of this:

  • Cristina Escobar is a Cuban journalist and commentator.
  • Jefferson Morley is a former reporter at the Washington Post and the author of three books on the CIA.
  • Lester Munson is a principal at BGR Group.
  • Alan McPherson is a professor of history at Temple University. 

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