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Earl Gregg Swem Library

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

Venezuela: Political Conditions and U.S. Policy

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Latin America,Venezuela

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL32488.pdf

Latest update on political and economic conditions in Venezuela and U.S. policy toward the Chavez regime. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists.

Venezuela: Political Conditions and U.S. Policy

Categories: Latin America,Venezuela

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL32488.pdf

Analyzes the deterioration of U.S.-Venezuela relations under the rule of President Hugo Chavez. Covers the political situation, economic conditions, and U.S. policy approaches. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists.

Energy Security: Issues Related to Potential Reductions in Venezuelan Oill Production

Categories: Energy,Foreign Trade/Investment,Latin America,Venezuela

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06668.pdf

Venezuela supplies about 11% of current U.S. oil imports and owns five refineries in the U.S. This report reviews how the production and export of oil from Venezuela to the U.S. has changed in recent years, the potential impact of a reduction in Venezuelan oil exports to the U.S., and the status of U.S. government activities and policies to ensure a reliable supply of oil from Venezuela. From the Government Accountability Office

Presidential Determination on Major Drug Transit or Major Illicit Drug Producing Countries…

Categories: Burma,Crime/Justice,Foreign Affairs,Venezuela

http://www.state.gov/p/inl/rls/prsrl/ps/53327.htm

Latest in a series of annual reports covers FY 2006. Cites twenty countries as major drug transit or drug producing countries with Burma and Venezuela singled out for particular concern. Removes China and Vietnam from previous list. From the State Department

Venezuela: Political Conditions and U.S. Policy

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Latin America,Venezuela

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL32488.pdf

Reviews recent political history since the rise to power of President Chavez and U.S. policy changes toward the country that is the 4th largest supplier of oil to the U.S. From the Congressional Research Service via the Federation of American Scientists

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