There Are More Dollars in Venezuela Now Than There Are Bolivars

A person holds U.S. dollars and Venezuelan bolivares in Caracas. , Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — The U.S. dollar has extended its dominance in Venezuela as locals increasingly turn to the greenback for even the smallest of purchases. Physical dollars now account … Read More

Colombian president poised to launch another attack on Venezuela

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Bogota, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Several experts are currently warning that President Ivan Duque, one of the promoters of the application of the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) against Venezuela, intends to resolve the internal crisis in Colombia through … Read More

A ‘good amount’ of Venezuela’s millions of fleeing migrants won’t ever return, UN envoy says

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Those who’ve fled report more signs of backlash in host countries of Colombia, Peru Venezuelan migrants arrive at immigration control in Tumbes, Peru, on June 14. Over four million have fled Venezuela amid the political and economic turmoil in the … Read More

Venezuelan Death Squads Have Killed An Estimated 831 People, Many Who Dared To Protest The Regime

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Back in February Reuters reported on murders being carried out in Venezuela’s slums by a special police force known as the FAES. Wednesday the AFP published a follow-up on this story that reveals the death toll has climbed to over 800. SEE ALSO: It’s … Read More

Chaos in Ecuador as protesters ransack govt buildings, clash with police as military restricts movement throughout country

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©  Reuters / Ivan Alvarado Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno has declared a curfew and sent in troops to force protesters off the streets of the capital Quito. He also agreed to assess the cancellation of fuel subsidies that had triggered … Read More

Venezuela denies entry to Guatemalan president-elect, scuppering meeting with opposition leader

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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan authorities on Saturday denied Guatemala’s president-elect Alejandro Giammattei entry into Venezuela, where he was scheduled to meet with opposition leader Juan Guaido. Giammattei, a conservative who won the Central American country’s presidency in August, landed at … Read More

Sorry If You’re Offended, but Socialism Leads to Misery and Destitution

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Socialism is the leading man-made cause of death and misery in human existence. On the same day that Venezuela’s “democratically” elected socialist president, Nicolas Maduro, whose once-wealthy nation now has citizens foraging for food, announced he was lopping five zeros … Read More

Armed conflict between Venezuela and Colombia is now a real, and terrifying, possibility

Venezuelan soldiers took part in military exercises on the Colombian border on Sept. 10. (Johnny Parra/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) BOGOTA, Colombia — Thinking up ways our all-encompassing crisis could get even worse has become a grimly popular parlor game for Venezuelans. For years, … Read More

Venezuela’s Oil Woes Deepen as Chinese Contractor Halts Work

A pump jack stands at a Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) Petropiar facility in El Tigre, Venezuela, on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. State-owned PDVSA doesn’t publish statistics, but environmentalists and analysts keep seemingly endless lists of examples of wayward crude … Read More

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