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    Goldman Sachs Lambasted Over Venezuela Deal

    Follow the money. Though opponents of President Nicolas Maduro have urged international institutions not to offer financial aid to Venezuela’s government, Goldman Sachs bought a $2.8 billion bond — and in doing so may have thrown Maduro the lifeline he needs to hold on to power. Now the head of the country’s opposition-controlled National Assembly is not only decrying what he describes as Goldman’s attempt to “make a quick buck off the suffering of the Venezuelan people,” but recommending that future Venezuelan governments refuse to honor the debt.

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