Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela's president, gestures during a meeting with representatives of international and national mining companies at the Central Bank of Venezuela headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016.
Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela's president, gestures during a meeting with representatives of international and national mining companies at the Central Bank of Venezuela headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. Carlos Becerra Bloomberg
Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela's president, gestures during a meeting with representatives of international and national mining companies at the Central Bank of Venezuela headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. Carlos Becerra Bloomberg

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Andres Oppenheimer is a syndicated columnist, and anchor of the TV Show "Oppenheimer Presenta." He is a member of the Miami Herald team that won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize.