Venezuela: Oil, sovereignty and the CARICOM firewall

Talking with Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, the Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, about the political crisis in Venezuela. Is the diplomatic battle over the fate of the Bolivarian Revolution a clash of competing principles, or an age-old hegimonic struggle, lubricated by oil? What is the Caribbean Community’s role in defending principle and fostering dialogue? What’s at stake for the Caribbean generally, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in particular, if the crisis escalates?

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