News Brief Business Under Assault in Venezuela

The IOE has been in the forefront of raising awareness about attacks – some literal – against employers and their representatives in Venezuela.  A new resource is a video documenting a violent attack perpetrated against leaders the national employers group FEDECAMARAS leaders in October.  The video – in Spanish, with an English-language version is forthcoming – also provides an overview of what the IOE terms “the constant climate of aggression and hostility towards the private sector in Venezuela” by the Chavez government and its allies.  The video is available at

IOE website

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Kira Yevtukhova manages USCIB’s print and online publications, including the website, e-newsletter and quarterly magazine, and serves as the organization’s digital media strategist. Prior to this role, Kira worked for over five years within USCIB’s Policy Department, focusing on climate change, environment, nutrition, health, and chemicals related policy issues. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and has an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
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