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Venezuelans Face 25 Years In Prison For “Hate Or Intolerance”

In a harbinger of what – for various reasons – may be coming to the US, Venezuela’s brand new “all-powerful” constituent assembly is set to pass a bill that will jail anyone who expresses “hate or intolerance” for up to 25 years, a measure which the local opposition – and everyone else – is certain […]

Could Bitcoin Help Venezuelans As Crisis Deepens?

Authored by Michael Kern via Crypto Insider, Protests continue to rage in Venezuela as inflation soars to unprecedented levels and the price of oil remains low. The country’s national currency is now worth less than fictional gold in Azeroth, the setting of the popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game World of Warcraft, pushing Venezuelans to bitcoin […]

Trump Isn’t Going to Invade Venezuela, But What US is Planning Could Be Much Worse

21stcenturywire.com / BY 21WIRE / AUGUST 13, 2017 Andrew Korybko The Duran Trump was more aggressive than usual yesterday when he said that he’s not ruling out a “military option” in Venezuela, and the international media went haywire speculating that the President was considering an invasion. Nothing justifies what Trump said, but taking aside all moral considerations, […]

Empire Strikes Back: Destructive, Dishonest Neocolonialism Targets Venezuela

21stcenturywire.com / By Neil Clark / AUGUST 9, 2017 21st Century Wire says… It’s no longer any secret that the US have planned and orchestrated ‘regime change’ in dozens of developing countries over the last century.  Washington’s primary tool is the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), which has ousted democratically elected governments like Iran (1953), Guatemala (1954), Chile (1973), Nicaragua (1982), […]

Repsol, Statoil Pull Foreign Oil Workers From Venezuela

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Aug 7, 2017 12:35 PM One day after Venezuela allegedly squashed a “military rebellion“, in anticipation of further political and social turmoil in the socialist nation, energy giant Repsol SA pulled all foreign workers from its fields in Venezuela, Bloomberg reports adding that Norway’s Statoil ASA also removed all expat staff. […]

Venezuela’s Demise Is A Geopolitical Litmus Test For The U.S.

Authored by Grgeory  Copley via OilPrice.com, Is Venezuela’s 2017 transformation symptomatic of the growing global polarization? And does it show how the collapse of globalism is resulting in the re-emergence of a range of governmental forms which no longer even need to acknowledge “Western-style” democracy?  Are we seeing the revival of a bloc of pre-Westphalian […]

Episode #197 – SUNDAY WIRE: ‘Silicon Stasi’ with Patrick Henningsen and guest Mike Robinson

21stcenturywire.com / BY 21WIRE / AUGUST 6, 2017 Episode #197 of SUNDAY WIRE SHOW resumes on Aug 5th, 2017 as guest host Patrick Henningsen brings you this week’s LIVE broadcast on the Alternate Current Radio Network – covering all the top news stories both at home and internationally… LISTEN LIVE ON THIS PAGE AT THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULED SHOW TIMES: 5pm-8pm UK Time | 12pm-3pm ET […]

Socialist Dictator Of Venezula Lashes Out At Election Fraud Claims

The “democratic socialist” and president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro has lashed out at claims of electoral fraud by the company that administers Venezuela’s voting system.  Maduro is accusing the company of succumbing to pressure from “the Gringos and the Brits” to sabotage his controversial and dictatorial new assembly. “That stupid guy, the president of Smartmatic, pressured to […]

And The Least Safe Country In The World Is…

A global survey conducted in 135 countries has revealed that crisis-hit Venezuela has by far the lowest share of inhabitants that feel safe walking alone at night. You will find more statistics at Statista As Statista's Martin Armstrong notes, a mere 12 percent of Venezuelan respondents said that they would feel comfortable at alone at night on […]

Opposition Threatens “War In The Streets” As Maduro Claims Victory In Venezuela Assembly Vote

Despite US threats of “strong and swift economic sanctions” that the WSJ reported overnight could cut off a crucial source of revenue for Venezuela’s financially distressed state oil company, PDVSA, the socialist state’s leader Nicolas Maduro is claiming victory in a vote to create a new “constituent assembly,” a vote that US government officials have […]