As the Trump administration continues its attempt to oust Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, the U.S. has imposed a de facto embargo on oil from Venezuela’s state-run oil company. The new sanctions include exemptions for several U.S. firms, including Chevron and Halliburton, to allow them to continue working in Venezuela. We speak with prize-winning investigative journalist Allan Nairn about the push to privatize Venezuela’s oil.
Allan Nairnaward-winning investigative journalist. He is a two-time winner of the George Polk Award and a recipient of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, as well as the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award.