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Venezuela: Background and U.S. Relations

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Drug Trafficking,Energy,Latin America,Venezuela

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43239.pdf

Analyzes the economic and political situation in Venezuela since the death of Chavez, and the country’s foreign policy orientation.  Also examines key issues between the U.S. and Venezuela.

From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Hugo Chavez’s Death: Implications for Venezuela and U.S. Relations

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Latin America,Terrorism,Venezuela

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42989.pdf

Discusses prospects for the coming election of a new leader and opportunities to improve U.S.-Venezuela relations.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Latin America and the Caribbean: Key Issues for the 113th Congress

Categories: Argentina,Brazil,Colombia,Cuba,Foreign Assistance,Haiti,Latin America,Mexico,Venezuela

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42956.pdf

Provides an overview of U.S. policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean including the Obama Administration’s priorities, examines changes in the region’s economic and political environment, and analyzes various recommendations for U.S. policy from think tanks.  Also covers selected regional and country issues.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Venezuela: Issues for Congress

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Cuba,Drug Trafficking,Elections/Campaigns,Terrorism,Venezuela

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R40938.pdf

Updates earlier reports with information about the Chavez victory in the October 2012 presidential election and issues relating to U.S.-Venezuelan relations.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Venezuela: Country Analysis Brief

Categories: Energy,Statistics,Venezuela

http://www.eia.gov/countries/analysisbriefs/Venezuela/venezuela.pdf

Information about petroleum, natural gas, and other energy production, reserves, and exports for one of the major oil-exporting countries in the world.   From the Energy Information Administration

 

Venezuela: Country Analysis Brief

Categories: Energy,Latin America,Venezuela

http://www.eia.doe.gov/EMEU/cabs/Venezuela/pdf.pdf

Energy profile of the country with the largest petroleum reserves in the Western Hemisphere, 211 billion barrels of proven reserves, and a major supplier to the U.S.  From the Energy Information Administration

Latin America: Terrorism Issues

Categories: Cuba,Iran,Latin America,Terrorism,Venezuela

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/terror/RS21049.pdf

Describes the chief U.S. concerns about terrorism in Latin America, mainly from  groups operating in Columbia and the Andes, and from the relations of Cuba and Venezuela with terrorist groups and Iran.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

Venezuela: Issues in the 111th Congress

Categories: Arms Control,Civil/Human Rights,Energy,Latin America,Venezuela

http://assets.opencrs.com/rpts/R40938_20100903.pdf

Discusses political developments in U.S.-Venezuelan relations in 2009 and 2010, U.S. concerns about human rights, arms purchases, and Venezuela’s activities in other Latin American countries, and legislative initiatives in the 111th Congress.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by OpenCRS.org

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