Venezuela’s New Economy Czar Praised Soviet ‘Self-Sufficiency’

  • Carlos Faria was appointed as country’s new economy chief
  • Nomination was part of a broader shake-up of Maduro’s cabinet

Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela's president.

Photographer: Carlos Becerra/Bloomberg

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro confirmed Carlos Faria as the South American country’s economy chief in the official gazette distributed Wednesday after first appointing him as industry minister in a cabinet shakeup last week.

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