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Venezuelan Journalist Calls Out Jim Carrey’s “Say ‘Yes’ to Socialism” Schtick

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 4:00pm 9/16/2018 at 4:00pm
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Actor Jim Carrey appeared on Bill Maher’s show last week and sang the praises of socialism; at one point he stated, “We have to say yes to socialism — to the word and everything.”

Venezuelan journalist Laureano Márquez was appalled and wrote a searing response in which he noted that Venezuela’s on-going...

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Venezuela’s Nicholas Maduro reportedly target of drone attack

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 7:00am 8/5/2018 at 7:00am
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Reports from officials in Venezuela indicate that several drones loaded with explosives were detonated close to President Nicolas Maduro while he was speaking at an event.

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Human Rights Prof at U. Pittsburgh Thinks Venezuelans Are Better Off Under Socialism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 18, 2018 at 10:00am 6/18/2018 at 10:00am
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I fail to see how people who are starving and waiting in line for toilet paper are somehow better off.

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Human rights prof says Venezuelans ‘better off’ under socialism

A law professor who specializes in human rights claims that Venezuelans are “better off” because of Hugo Chávez and are currently enjoying...

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New York Times Reveals Children’s Deaths From Malnutrition in Venezuela

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 3:00pm 12/17/2017 at 3:00pm
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As Venezuela collapses, stories have leaked out about the hunger in the country. But the one thing the socialist government has guarded the most are the malnutrition deaths, especially children. We all know it’s happening, but the details remain dark.

The New York Times investigated the effects of Venezuela’s collapse on children...

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Russia Throws Venezuela a Lifeline as the Socialist Country Flirts With Default

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 4:30pm 11/15/2017 at 4:30pm
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I’m seeing conflicting reports: Venezuela defaulted, Venezuela didn’t default, Venezuela is about to default.

What’s the truth? Venezuela ALMOST defaulted, but Russia came in at the last second to restructure the $3 billion debt the socialist country owes Russia.

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Trump at UN: “Rocket Man is on a Suicide Mission for Himself and for His Regime”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 11:30am 9/19/2017 at 11:30am
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Prager U: How is Socialism Doing In Venezuela?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 28, 2017 at 4:30pm 8/28/2017 at 4:30pm
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Prager U’s latest video explains how socialism has ruined a once thriving country. Debbie D’Souza, a native Venezuelan and political activist, points out that socialism has caused short food and medical supplies while no one can get jobs. There is almost no free press. With the lack of basic needs, crime...

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Venezuela: Anti-Maduro Military Mutiny Quashed

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 5:30pm 8/6/2017 at 5:30pm
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Venezuela has been in a state of unrest and seemingly near collapse for years, and it’s not clear how much longer Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro can hang onto power.  Food, medicine, and toilet paper shortages resulting from Maduro’s socialist policies have created unrest among many Venezuelans.  Anti-Maduro protests and the responses...

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Pro-Govt Venezuelan Mob Attacks Politicians, Journalists With Sticks, Metal Pipes

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 5:30pm 7/6/2017 at 5:30pm
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There has been new rioting in Venezuela of an extremely disturbing sort:

A mob stormed Venezuela’s opposition-dominated National Assembly on Wednesday with the apparent acquiescence of government troops and carried out a startling attack on lawmakers and journalists.

Bloodied lawmakers were treated for broken ribs and head injuries, and journalists said the attackers...

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Was the Helicopter Attack on Venezuelan Buildings Real or a Hoax?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 1:00pm 6/28/2017 at 1:00pm
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Social media took off late Tuesday night after video caught a helicopter circling Venezuelan government buildings, including the Supreme Court. Reports indicate that the helicopter “fired 15 shots at the Interior Ministry, where scores of people...

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U.S. Officials Mulling Over Sanctions Against Venezuela’s Oil Sector

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 5, 2017 at 2:30pm 6/5/2017 at 2:30pm
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Reuters has reported that President Donald Trump’s administration has started to think about possible sanctions against Venezuela’s lucrative oil sector. The sanctions would include PDVSA, the country’s state oil company.

Venezuela continues to see protests against socialist President Nicolás Maduro, but he keeps cracking down on the opposition to keep his power....

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Venezuela: Maduro Tells Trump To “get your pig hands out of here”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 4:30pm 5/21/2017 at 4:30pm
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As his starving citizens fight for toilet paper, basic medicines, and food staples like bread, Venezuela’s embattled and unpopular dictator tells President Trump to “get...

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Riots in Venezuela Lead to Multiple Deaths

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 7:00am 5/17/2017 at 7:00am
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The situation in Venezuela has worsened in recent weeks. People are fighting in the streets with government forces and multiple people have died.

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Venezuela Death Toll Rises to at Least 42

The death toll in Venezuela’s six-week wave of anti-government unrest has risen to at least 42, according to the state prosecutor’s...

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Venezuela: Son of Pro-Maduro Official Pleads with His Father to “Stop the Injustice”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/29/2017 at 1:00pm
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The Venezuelan people have suffered under socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro for years.  The unpopular president has effectively crippled the nation and is starving his people, and in recent weeks, his totalitarian government has killed at least 29 people who were protesting against the failed president.

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GM Shuts Down Venezuela Plant After Government Seizure

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 21, 2017 at 7:00am 4/21/2017 at 7:00am
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General Motors has closed down its Venezuela plant after the socialist country seized the plant on Wednesday. Officials swiped the company’s “production facilities and car stock,” which forced GM to lay off 2,700 workers.

The closure comes only a day after Venezuela erupted in more protests that have left at least three...

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Socialism Fail: Fifth Protester Dies in Most Recent Venezuelan Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/15/2017 at 1:30pm
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Venezuela’s socialist experiment has failed.  Spectacularly.  Lack of food, basic commodities like toilet paper, and medicine has resulted in a population that is on the verge of starvation and increasingly committed to removing failed president Maduro from office.  The latest protests have resulted, so far, in five protester deaths.

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International Pressure Forces Venezuela’s Supreme Court To Reverse Annulment of Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 3:30pm 4/1/2017 at 3:30pm
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In a move on Wednesday that sparked outrage and international condemnation, the pro-Maduro Supreme Court in Venezuela annulled the duly-elected Congress, announcing that the Court would take over Congress’s legislative duties.

Today, the annulment was reversed, and the Venezuelan Congress has had its powers restored.

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