Tareck El Aissami, vice president of Venezuela, left, speaks with Nicolas Maduro, president of Venezuela, during a swearing in ceremony for the new board of directors of Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA), Venezuela's state oil company, in Caracas, Venezuela, on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. Maduro has given his vice president wide-reaching decree powers, including the ability to determine ministries' spending plans and expropriate private businesses, in a move that has fueled speculation over possible succession plans. Photographer: Carlos Becerra/Bloomberg via Getty Images