Price-fixing and policy failure: Other factors in Venezuela’s crisis

Letter to the editor While I strongly agree with the tone and conclusions of Jesse Jackson’s article on the current economic and political crisis in Venezuela, I think he leaves out a lot of information – information that will be of interest to readers of People’s World. Jackson correctly points out that Venezuela depends on…

A note on Belt and Road

According to an article posted on Qiushi (, the Organ of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, “China’s new commercial strategy will allow Latin America and the Caribbean to join this drive of ‘opening up, inclusiveness and mutual benefits.’ ”

“Africa is also expected to benefit considerably from China’s pledged resources in the coming years,” the article stated and “other benefits are China’s supported financing of anti-poverty and improved health care projects.”