by Luis Miranda, The Sleuth Journal:
(The Real Agenda News) In a country plunged into a deep social, economic and political crisis, little attention has been paid to the mineral exploitation of 111,843 square kilometers.
Venezuela extracts oil since the 1910s, when its exploitation became more profitable than coffee and cocoa.
All national development projects and income depend on energy resources such as oil. But not even oil exploitation resulted in a prosperous nation.