The failings and destruction of socialism are on full display in Venezuela, as its starving citizens are risking 60 miles of open ocean to barter for food in Trinidad.
Thanks to Congress and the Obama administration, American taxpayers are expected to pour millions of dollars into a ruthless Marxist terrorist group known as the FARC, the Spanish acronym for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. Among other crimes, the Castro-backed terror group has slaughtered and tortured hundreds of thousands of civilians, pumped unfathomable amounts of cocaine into the United States, kidnapped and raped children, and much more. If establishment forces in Washington, D.C., and Bogota get their way, however, U.S. taxpayers will help finance not only the FARC, but the communist takeover of Colombia as well.
Talk about living on borrowed time, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is living on borrowed money.
Another crack opened in the wall supporting Marxist dictator Nicolas Maduro’s administration: On Monday Major General Miguel Rodriguez Torres, who ran Maduro’s intelligence service until he was fired in 2014, said his country is moving toward civil war.
The chances of Nicolas Maduro enjoying his dotage are decreasing by the day as protests in Venezuela grow. By Bob Adelmann
While opposition leaders and supporters protest the Venezuelan government's political repression, the poor are too busy trying to survive to join them.
Following the government’s confiscation of its parts plant, General Motors announced on Wednesday it was ceasing all operations in Venezuela. The company said the seizure was illegal and that it would seek legal remedies.
Under pressure from both domestic and international sources, Venezuela’s Supreme Court reversed its recent decision to transfer all legislative powers from the country’s congress to itself.