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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 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 The Dispatch On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Venezuela: Violent crime, shortages prompt travel warning

The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens against travel to Venezuela due to violent crime, social unrest, and pervasive food and medicine shortages. Image/CIA All U.S. direct-hire personnel and their families 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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