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By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Venezuela begins crackdown: bans protests, Hot Air asks ‘Where is Sean Penn’

Human rights, like food and medicine, are growing scarce in Venezuela. With a vote scheduled Sunday to move forward on socialist President Maduro’s plan to rewrite the country’s constitution, the government More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
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US increases sanctions against Venezuela, blocks travel to key officials

U.S. Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams gave a briefing on Friday regarding the crisis in Venezuela. Abrams began by noting the veto at the UN Security Council by Russia and China, blocking a More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro detains Jorge Ramos, Univision journalists, censors content

A team of Univision journalists, led by the network’s lead news anchor Jorge Ramos, were detained Monday at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela. His producer Maria Martinez-Guzman joined CBSN to discuss More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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NY Times bemoans the Venezuela crisis because Democrats may lose votes

A new article by NY Times writer Patricia Mazzei examines the Venezuela crisis, the efforts of the U.S. to support a more democratic regime, but not in the way you’d expect: Democrats may lose votes. “President More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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US imposes sanctions on Venezuela, Maduro and leadership

Today, the United States imposed sanctions on four current or former officials of the Government of Venezuela: First Lady and Former Attorney General Cilia Adela Flores de Maduro, Executive Vice President Delcy More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 29th, 2018
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Venezuela hits new low as inflation rises again, Pence calls the situation a threat to national security

The inflation rate in Venezuela has exploded over the last year as the socialist nation deals with extreme levels of poverty and food shortages. Now a new report suggests that the inflation rate could increase ten-fold More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Newsbusters: Media ‘reluctant’ to call collapsing Venezuela ‘socialist’

Media watchdog Newsbusters took aim at the press over their avoidance of the “S-word”: socialism. “As Venezuela plunges deeper into humanitarian crisis, the broadcast and cable networks barely More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Venezuela’s Accelerating Descent to Socialist Misery

Nations usually don’t suffer overnight economic collapse. Indeed, Adam Smith was right about the ability of a country to survive and withstand lots of bad public policy. But at some point, as a nation gravitates More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 19th, 2010
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Hugo Chavez takes control of Santa Ines University

The Wall Street Journal reports: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has nationalized scores of private companies and entire industries in his push toward socialism, is also training his sights on universities. Chavez More...


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