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Venezuela Slums Turning Against Maduro

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 13, 2016 at 2:00pm 6/13/2016 at 2:00pm

The biggest supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s programs have turned against him since they now suffer from the food shortages affecting the rest of the country.

Party officials stressed to The London Times that Maduro’s distribution system has “broken down and that conditions are ripe for civil war.” He hoped the system...

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Venezuela on the Verge of Collapse

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 1:00pm 6/4/2016 at 1:00pm

Most people can do without certain luxuries and conveniences for a significant amount of time. Temporary power and internet outages due to storms are common in many parts of America and people get through it.

Food on the other hand, is a different story. As any student of history can tell you,...

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Don’t Ask Bernie About Socialism’s Failure in Venezuela

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:00am 5/28/2016 at 11:00am

The socialist paradise of Venezuela is falling apart as panicked citizens suffer through shortages of food, toilet paper, electricity and other necessities.

Bernie Sanders was recently interviewed on Univision and the host asked Bernie for his thoughts on the situation. Once again, leave it to someone in foreign medi...

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Socialist Venezuela Goes Bust

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11:00am 5/26/2016 at 11:00am

What could be seen as the final act in Venezuela’s worsening economic crisis, the Latin American country has begun selling its remaining gold reserves. Just three year after the death of its socialist leader, Venezuela — once a leading oil producer — is on the verge of bankruptcy.

It is yet another ‘miracle of...

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Sugar Shortage in Venezuela Forces Coca-Cola to Stop Production

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 7:30pm 5/21/2016 at 7:30pm

Coca-Cola has become the latest victim of socialism as the company announced it will no longer develop its product in Venezuela.

Without sugar, they can only produce sugar free Coca-Cola. From CBS News:

The Atlanta-based company said in an emailed statement Friday said that its production of sugar-sweetened beverages will be suspended in...

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Venezuela Update: Violence, protests and … talks?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 9:10am 4/9/2014 at 9:10am

Venezuela Update: Is the end of violence finally in sight after two months of deadly anti-government  protests?

In February, I highlighted the Venezuela protests with depiction of protesters taking to the streets to fight against corruption in the government, high inflation, and a high murder rate. At least three people were confirmed to have been killed during anti-government protests by...

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