Venezuelans fret as currency jitters boost prices


By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Prices soared at Alberto Martin's Caracas electronics store over the last year as a sharp tumble in Venezuela's bolivar currency against the dollar pumped up the cost of his imported stereos. Now they could go through the roof. As the government prepares to introduce tight currency controls to offset the impact of an eight-week strike, many Venezuelans are fretting over how the changes may cut into their already depleted buying ...

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