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Is This The Worst Guy On The Planet?

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Jose Rafael Torrealba wins the award for biggest scumbag on the planet today. Torrealba is a Venezuelan army general who was featured in a leaked audio recording that was just published yesterday. The recording is of a meeting that took place a few weeks ago in Venezuela in which […]

Venezuela: Forty Years Of Economic Decline, Part 1

Authored by Jose Nino via The Mises Institute, Venezuela Before Chavez: A Prelude To Soclialist Failure Venezuela’s current economic catastrophe is well documented. Conventional narratives point to Hugo Chávez’s regime as the primary architect behind Venezuela’s economic tragedy. While Chávez and his successor Nicolás Maduro deserve the brunt of the blame for Venezuela’s current economic […]

Maduro Urges “I’m No Mussolini” As Venezuela Drifts Towards Civil War

zerohedge.com / By Gwynne Dyer via BangorDailyNews.com / May 15, 2017 2:42 PM “I am no Mussolini,” Venezuela’s beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro insisted on television early this month. But if things go on this way, he could end up like Mussolini. That would be very unfortunate for him and also for Venezuela. The daily street protests against Maduro’s […]

Globalists Have Placed 22 Nation-Ending Crises On America’s Doorstep

thecommonsenseshow.com / By Dave Hodges / May 15th, 2017  America has ventured into unprecedented times. Everyone of our crises are created by the globalists which is intended, in my hmble opinion, to collapse our country after plundering it for everything that it is worth. Let’s being the analysis in an obscure place that could have great […]

Has Venezuela’s Crisis Reached A Tipping Point?

Authored by William Burke-White and Dorothy Kronick via Knowledge@Wharton, Venezuela’s ongoing economic and humanitarian crisis has assumed graver proportions over the past five weeks and pressure is mounting for a regime change, even as doubts persist over the likelihood of the next presidential elections, originally set for October 2018. Fresh protests broke out after President […]

The Inflection Point: Venezuela’s Military Begins To Defect, March With Protesters

One month ago, when discussing the latest “explosive” turn in Venezuela’s political situation, we predicted that the worst case for president Nicolas Maduro who has so far managed to keep the army on his side even as Venezuela faces now daily violent and in some cases deadly protests, would be the start of the local […]

Global Collapse: Children Are Literally Starving To Death In Venezuela And Yemen

Venezuela and Yemen were both once very prosperous nations, but now parents are literally watching their children starve to death as the economies of both nations continue to utterly collapse.  Just like so many here in the United States, most of those living in Venezuela and Yemen would have called you completely crazy if you […]

The Classic Path to the Inevitable Result: Venezuela Succumbs to Dictatorship

financialsense.com / WALTER DONWAY / 05/01/2017 Despite deaths almost daily, demonstrators in Venezuela continue to struggle with government forces to protest the lurch of Socialist President Nicolas Maduro’s government toward dictatorship. The opposition now is conducting “sit-ins” in an attempt to deflect deadly police and national guard responses. Earlier in the month, thousands of people had been in […]

Maduro Hands Out Free Homes, Hikes Minimum Wages To Counter Angry Protest Wave

Days after Venezuela was rocked by the worst riots in over a year, with nearly 30 people dying in April from violence related to protests demanding the departure of Maduro who has again been accused of violating democratic norms, Maduro responded by hiking salaries and handing out free homes as he tries to counter a […]

Venezuela’s Maduro – Selling The Golden Goose

Authored by Jeff Thomas via InternationalMan.com, Venezuela is a naturally rich nation. It’s ranked seventh worldwide for biodiversity and has the world’s largest reserves of oil. This is a country that deserves, more than most, to thrive. However, as in all countries, it passes through economic cycles and, when on a downward curve, would-be leaders […]