Carta al TSJ

Estimado TSJ, Nos enteramos de que rechazaste la demanda que Transparencia Venezuela interpuso contra el presidente del BCV, Nelson Merentes, por no publicar indicadores macroeconómicos, por considerar que no presentaron “ninguna prueba” que demuestre que le solicitaron cumplir con su obligación de publicar “las principales estadísticas económicas del país”. Somos economistas, así que no nos movemos…

Inside Out

I recently saw “Inside Out” [If you haven’t seen it, GO NOW!]. The film made me realize that we always talk about the economic crisis, but we rarely talk about what we think and feel during the time we stand in line, in las colas. This is the story of how a simple task became a roller-coaster…

A traffic jam

At times, it can seem like Venezuela is going to hell in a hand basket, but not everything is getting worse. Caraqueños are noticing one source of misery actually improving: traffic jams. In recent months, my travel time at rush hour –around 5:30 pm- has dropped by almost half: from over 90 minutes to little under…