Venezuela
May 2017
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Venezuela’s top prosecutor seems to be abandoning Maduro

Jazz Shaw May 25, 2017 9:21 AM

The rats are abandoning the ship

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Hugo Chavez’ boyhood home burned by protesters

John Sexton May 22, 2017 10:41 PM

“It is pretty symbolic that the citizens are venting their frustrations on the author of the Bolivarian revolution.”

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Oh, great. Venezuela has thousands of Russian shoulder fired missiles

Jazz Shaw May 22, 2017 10:41 AM

What could possibly go wrong?

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Venezuelan tyrant tells Trump to, “get your pig hands out of here”

Jazz Shaw May 21, 2017 2:01 PM

There’s no need to be snappy

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U.S. sanctions Venezuelan Supreme Court judges

John Sexton May 18, 2017 9:21 PM

“Venezuelan government officials are known to keep assets in — and frequently travel to — South Florida…”

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Venezuelan dictator: ‘We are the new Jews of the 21st century’

John Sexton May 17, 2017 9:21 PM

“we carry red hearts that are filled with desire to fight for human dignity.”

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NY fashion designer calls out Venezuelan president after her nephew is murdered

Jazz Shaw May 15, 2017 2:31 PM

The crisis hits home in America

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Venezuela’s socialist dictatorship gets a hand from friendly media

John Sexton May 14, 2017 5:01 PM

“do we keep this space or do we adopt a heroic posture and get shut down…”

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Venezuela is now sending protesters to military tribunals rather than civilian courts

Jazz Shaw May 13, 2017 1:01 PM

It’s tyranny during the collapse of socialism, plain and simple

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Venezuelan protesters tear down statue of Hugo Chavez

Jazz Shaw May 07, 2017 9:31 AM

End game?

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In Venezuela, food is so scarce people padlock the refrigerator

John Sexton May 05, 2017 3:21 PM

“The government thinks its survival is in communism, not in us, not with production. And that’s where they’re wrong.”

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Video: Venezuelan armored vehicle plows into crowd of protesters

John Sexton May 04, 2017 10:01 PM

“…now we see that revolution is not what was proposed to us back then.”

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U.S. Senators propose sanctions, humanitarian aid for Venezuela

John Sexton May 03, 2017 5:01 PM

“…ask U.S. intelligence to report on the involvement of Venezuelan government officials in corruption”

Apr 2017
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In Venezuela, even the ‘chavistas’ are turning on President Maduro

John Sexton Apr 30, 2017 8:01 PM

“Now, those who remain ‘chavistas’ are just the radicals.”

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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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Venezuelans leaving their country behind in hopes of a better life

John Sexton Apr 04, 2017 3:01 PM

“If Venezuela doesn’t change, we don’t want to go back.”

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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…”

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Venezuelans eating cats, dogs, donkeys, horses and even pink flamingos to survive

John Sexton Feb 10, 2017 7:21 PM

“…the protected birds have become the latest victims of Venezuela’s growing hunger crisis.”

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

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