In almost every article about Venezuela, we're told that the economy collapsed because the oil price did.
Here is the price of crude oil adjusted for inflation.
Today, the price is almost three times higher than when Chavez took power.
Jorge Jraissati had to flee from Venezuela, in an interview with Freedom Today he tells us his incredible experiences and what is really going on in Venezuela. Jorge Jraissati studies Economics and Business Management at the FAU Honors College.
Fifteen thousand Cuban intelligence operatives and ‘military advisers’ bar the path to democracy in Venezuela. Luis Amalgro, Secretary-General of the organisation of American States, has described them as “an occupation army that teaches to torture, to repress, to do intelligence tasks, civil documentation, migration.”
"The young people on Venezuela continue standing in their convictions for freedom. They are fighting for a free society, fighting for the respect of life and private property and fighting for the the opportunity to fulfill theier dream
We hope that we can get more pictures and reports from Venezuela to inform you about the current situation!
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Those Fishy-Looking Russian Economic Stats Look A Lot Like Those Fishy -Looking Soviet Economic Stats
When Russia's state statistics agency released its initial estimates of 2018 economic growth on February 4, it caught economists, investment bankers, financial analysts, and many others off-guard.
It wasn't because the reported gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 2.3 percent was earth-shattering, or even that it was the country's strongest showing in six years. It was that Rosstat's figure bettered even the most optimistic forecasts, with experts having predicted something in the range of 1.8 to 2.1 percent.
Vladislav Surkov’s job has always been to get people talking about everything except what’s real.
On Feb. 11, the ill-reputed Vladislav Surkov, now personal advisor to President Vladimir Putin on Ukraine, published another magnum opus that will almost surely have the pundits hopping. In the spirit of public service, then, here’s a preemptive debunking: Surkov’s a shill.