NPR logo

The Relationship Between Washington and Caracas

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/12423760/12423761" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
The Relationship Between Washington and Caracas

World

The Relationship Between Washington and Caracas

The Relationship Between Washington and Caracas

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/12423760/12423761" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Last week, Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez announced that foreigners who publicly criticize his government will be expelled from the country. Critics worry the Chavez government is becoming increasingly intolerant of opposition opinions. The Venezuelan ambassador discusses his country's relationship with the U.S.

Bernardo Alvarez Herrera, Venezuelan ambassador to the United States

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.