Barron’s: Venezuela ‘Has & Will Have’ Cash, Makes $185M Debt Payment

Of course, it’s not clear if the government’s future tense meant that it would have the resources today, or until the end of time. Investor, lawyer and publisher Russ Dallen at Caracas Capital, who has his finger on Venezuela’s financial pulse, is more apt to believe the former. He wrote in an email this evening that his instigation via Reuters and Bloomberg coverage, has “caused Venezuela to be embarrassed and finally hustle to get the bond paid today.”