Interview: On Drugs, Debt and Poverty: Venezuela's CARLOS ANDRES PEREZ

Venezuela's CARLOS ANDRES PEREZ sees the Third World as a revolution in the making unless richer nations come to the rescue

Q. Mr. President, you're seen as a spokesman for the Third World. What should the relationship be between developing and industrialized countries?

A. First, the countries of Latin America must make concerted efforts among / themselves, then coordinate with other developing countries so as to enhance our bargaining power. There is a need for a new North-South summit that would deal with some issues involving the security of the whole world. I think we have to recognize that today's problems are global and that interdependence is both a problem and a solution. That's a central theme, and it's why a North-...

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