Venezuela cenbank director sees boom on horizon

Venezuela is "on the edge of an economic boom," predicts central bank director Armando Leon.

"If things go according to plan, if distortions aren't produced, especially in fiscal matters, I believe that we are standing at the doors of big economic boom," Leon said Tuesday in a televised interview.

It's not just the sustained strength in oil prices behind the optimism. He said it's also the interest generated through the further opening of the telecommunications and energy sectors, both now attr