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The General in his Labyrinth
Weekly investor research
28 January 2019
In 1989, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a Nobel Prize winning Colombian author, penned “The General in his Labyrinth”, a novel about the fictionalised pathetic last seven months of the life of Simon Bolivar, the liberator of the northern half of South America. Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro, whose government is pursuing a revolutionary path named after Bolivar, is now facing a complex set of domestic and external challenges, which may yet lead Maduro into a similarly pathetic demise.