Mariano Briceno

Venezuelan home builder Mariano Briceno stands near units of his Yucatan subdivision, a  low- and medium-income housing development in Barquisimeto. Unless reversed by the Supreme Court, a recent order by the government of President <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT001231" title="Hugo Chavez" href="/topic/sports/hugo-chavez-PESPT001231.topic">Hugo Chavez</a> will require Briceno and other builders to make hefty refunds of inflation charges to buyers, only the latest in a series of obstacles the government has put in front of private developers despite a housing shortage.
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( Chris Kraul / For The Times / July 28, 2009 )

Venezuelan home builder Mariano Briceno stands near units of his Yucatan subdivision, a low- and medium-income housing development in Barquisimeto. Unless reversed by the Supreme Court, a recent order by the government of President Hugo Chavez will require Briceno and other builders to make hefty refunds of inflation charges to buyers, only the latest in a series of obstacles the government has put in front of private developers despite a housing shortage.

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