Venezuela's economy on the brink

October 18, 2013

WBEZ

(AP/Ariana Cubillos)
A framed photo of former president Hugo Chavez is displayed near the podium as Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela.

According to the Economist, Venezuela's inflation rates are near 49 percent.  The country hasn't seen levels like that since the 1990's. We'll take a look at how the country is doing.  Plus, Tal National performs live in studio.