South America

Molly interviews Nicolas Paz
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Nicolas Paz is the owner and chef at AZ-T-CA restaurant in Springfield. He grew up in Bolivia, which is a small South American country and came to America in 2001.

Michael Coppedge discusses the state of Venezuela on stage in front of projected slides.
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Professor Michael Coppedge from Notre Dame University presents, “Venezuela Collapses.” Venezuela used to be the richest country in South America and a showcase of stable democracy. Now it is an unstable dictatorship with a collapsing economy. What happened? What’s next?