Petrocaribe, Central America, and the Caribbean

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July 16, 2014 - 8:30 am

1030 15th Street NW, 12th floor, West Tower Elevators
Washington, DC

Petrocaribe, Central America, and the Caribbean:
Who Will Subsidize the Future?

A New Atlantic Council Report

US Vice President Joe Biden used his recent trip to Latin America to announce a new initiative to promote energy security in the Caribbean. Is it enough?

Join the Atlantic Council's Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center for a timely discussion on the future of Petrocaribe.  The huge Venezuelan oil subsidy enters its tenth year, and continues to provide Caracas with political support from its closest neighbors – but at what cost to the region? Given Venezuela’s economic demise, will Petrocaribe continue delivering into the future?  Now is the moment to examine energy alternatives for the Caribbean and Central America.

This event will launch the Atlantic Council's new report, Uncertain Energy: The Caribbean’s Gamble with Venezuela, authored by Arsht Center Senior Nonresident Energy Fellow David L. Goldwyn and his associate, Cory R. Gill.
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