Nicolas Maduro
Apr 2017
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Venezuela’s next move toward becoming a dysfunctional hermit kingdom

Jazz Shaw Apr 27, 2017 12:41 PM

Departing the international organization which supports them

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Venezuela’s chief prosecutor decries violence as crisis continues

John Sexton Apr 25, 2017 7:21 PM

“Politics should not lead us to war.”

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It may be too late for Maduro to pacify Venezuela with “talks”

Jazz Shaw Apr 24, 2017 12:01 PM

Stalling for time but it’s running out

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Venezuela seizes General Motors plant as property of the state

Jazz Shaw Apr 20, 2017 8:01 AM

Should have seen that one coming

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Venezuelan president to arm nearly half a million “militia” members

Jazz Shaw Apr 19, 2017 8:41 AM

But no guns for the citizens

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What’s the end game in Venezuela?

Jazz Shaw Apr 17, 2017 4:01 PM

No silver bullet available

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Death toll mounts among Venezuelan protesters

Jazz Shaw Apr 15, 2017 8:31 AM

Cracking down in Caracas

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Venezuelan President Maduro pelted with objects at rally

John Sexton Apr 12, 2017 1:21 PM

“The state broadcaster then halted transmission.”

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Venezuela bans opposition leader from running for office for 15 years

John Sexton Apr 09, 2017 5:01 PM

“Everybody knows that the real reason the government doesn’t want to have elections is because it’s going lose them.”

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Tens of thousands protest Venezuelan dictatorship

John Sexton Apr 06, 2017 5:21 PM

“I hope this time people will actually stay in the streets until we see a real change.”

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Venezuela appears to be backing down on that power grab

Jazz Shaw Apr 02, 2017 11:01 AM

Bowing to international pressure… for now

Mar 2017
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Protests in Venezuela as opposition party denounces socialist ‘coup’

John Sexton Mar 31, 2017 5:21 PM

“It constitutes a rupture of the constitutional order.”

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Dictatorship: Venezuelan Supreme Court takes over duties of legislature

John Sexton Mar 30, 2017 1:21 PM

“This ruling marks a point of no return for this dictatorship.”

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Venezuela is out of food, out of medicine, and running out of gas

John Sexton Mar 24, 2017 9:21 PM

“It’s unbelievable that this is happening in an oil producing country.”

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An easy move Trump could make in dealing with Venezuela

Jazz Shaw Mar 18, 2017 2:31 PM

Not a solution, but at least a start

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Venezuela cracks down on “illegal brownies” made with … flour

Ed Morrissey Mar 17, 2017 5:31 PM

Forget about Alice B. Toklas.

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As Venezuela runs out of cash, Maduro continues to blame U.S. sabotage

John Sexton Mar 03, 2017 8:41 PM

“Try to preserve food waste so that people who eat out of garbage cans can praise the Lord.”

Feb 2017
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How Venezuela’s socialist regime crushed the hope of reformers

John Sexton Feb 23, 2017 1:21 PM

“There’s a terror campaign here.”

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Yes, the people of Venezuela are literally starving to death

Jazz Shaw Feb 21, 2017 8:01 AM

Watch closely. This is how socialism always ends

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U.S. sanctions Venezuelan VP for drug trafficking

John Sexton Feb 13, 2017 9:01 PM

“El Aissami facilitated shipments of narcotics from Venezuela…”

Jan 2017
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Socialism works! Venezuela a nation of millionaires

John Sexton Jan 18, 2017 9:01 PM

“There’s going to come a time when they’re going to run out of space on the bill for all those zeros.”

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Venezuela arrests opposition figure in alleged coup plot

John Sexton Jan 12, 2017 5:21 PM

“They know they’ve lost popular support, that they don’t have the people on their side.”

Dec 2016
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Venezuelans flee their country as food trafficking becomes big business

John Sexton Dec 29, 2016 10:01 PM

“It’s a disaster.”

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Maduro accuses Obama of fomenting a coup in Venezuela

Jazz Shaw Dec 19, 2016 5:01 PM

It couldn’t be your worthless money and starving citizens. Of course not.

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Postcards from the socialist edge: Venezuela to cancel 48% of its currency

Ed Morrissey Dec 12, 2016 9:21 AM

Plus: Grinch or Robin Hood?

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Venezuelan President Maduro called ‘Grinch’ after seizing toys from warehouse

John Sexton Dec 11, 2016 6:31 PM

“…worse than the Grinch.”

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Venezuelan women selling their hair to buy groceries across the border

John Sexton Dec 06, 2016 7:01 PM

“the women come here with little kids and after cutting their hair they go buy food.”

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Hyperinflation: Venezuela’s currency devalued 10% this week

John Sexton Dec 01, 2016 1:21 PM

“A brick-sized package of 1,000 of the smallest bill, a two-bolivar note, buys a loaf of sandwich bread.”

Nov 2016
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Meanwhile in Venezuela, a new diaspora begins

Jazz Shaw Nov 26, 2016 10:01 AM

Seeking food and freedom

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Venezuela’s leading businessman was prevented from leaving the country yesterday

John Sexton Nov 18, 2016 7:21 PM

“The Venezuelan state has paralyzed the national industry…”

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Venezuela’s Maduro: ‘The revolution is going to continue’

John Sexton Nov 04, 2016 7:21 PM

Beware the revolution.

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Why are State Department diplomats meeting with Nicolas Maduro?

Jazz Shaw Nov 01, 2016 11:01 AM

Not the sort of “stability” we need

Oct 2016
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Venezuela’s parliament begins doomed attempt to impeach Nicolas Maduro

Jazz Shaw Oct 26, 2016 10:01 AM

Sorry, but the guy you’re trying to impeach already overruled you

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Venezuela’s congress vows to put socialist President Maduro on trial

John Sexton Oct 23, 2016 6:31 PM

“The fact that lawmakers elected by 7.5 million people were silenced by 300 thugs sums up the situation…”

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Dictatorship: Venezuela’s socialist government suspends recall effort

John Sexton Oct 21, 2016 1:21 PM

“This measure makes it difficult to think of Venezuela as a democracy.”

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Venezuelan supreme court rules President Maduro can approve his own budget

John Sexton Oct 13, 2016 10:41 PM

“This situation is vastly deteriorating.”

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The Prize for Peace and Sovereignty goes to…

Jazz Shaw Oct 12, 2016 9:31 AM

No, seriously. We’re not evening kidding here. But when you consider the source…

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I hope the Venezuelans didn’t have their hearts set on voting

Jazz Shaw Oct 07, 2016 8:41 AM

This is most assuredly not what democracy looks like

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Another American actor makes nice with a socialist tyrant

Jazz Shaw Oct 06, 2016 8:01 AM

Can you hear me now? Socialism isn’t cool, dude

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A child’s scraped knee becomes a desperate 2-month hospitalization in Venezuela

John Sexton Oct 04, 2016 4:41 PM

“The government has refused to let in humanitarian aid.”

Sep 2016
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Venezuelans flying to U.S. to stock up on food, toilet paper

John Sexton Sep 28, 2016 9:21 PM

“It’s just a testament to how badly the country is being managed.”

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Venezuelan socialists delay effort to recall President Maduro

John Sexton Sep 16, 2016 7:21 PM

“The more they delay, the angrier we get.”