“Basically, they want to hide how badly they have mismanaged the economy, how bad hyperinflation is,” said Russ Dallen, head of the Miami-based investment firm Caracas Capital Markets. “And if you keep the people in the dark like mushrooms, they won’t know what is going on.”

https://apnews.com/article/miami-venezuela-caracas-united-nations-crime-6579f84088a23e157c43f6d2517260d9

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