In Venezuela, it came on early Thursday evening to a large-scale power outage. This was reported by several local media and eyewitnesses in social networks. The failure affected next to the capital Caracas 15 out of the 23 states in the country, as emerged from the messages.
One week and many canisters of tear gas later, the border between Venezuela and Colombia remains closed.
Here you can see a video which we created from the article by Jorge Jraissati
The Day After: Venezuela’s Post-Maduro Economic Manifest by Jorge Jraissati
In Venezuela, we have been dedicating our lives to restore our nation’s political and economic freedoms.
Analyzing the latest events in Venezuela is a difficult task, since what we have experienced in the last two months is the result of well-known processes, and others that are somewhat hidden, which are not always considered by those who diligently follow this situation.
Venezuela Aid Live is a 22 February 2019 concert to benefit Venezuela that took place in Cúcuta, a city on the Venezuelan–Colombian border. The all-day concert, called Música por Venezuela: Ayuda y Libertad (English: Music for Venezuela: Aid and Freedom), is organized by Richard Branson, and featured over thirty of the best known Latin American artists from nine countries.
Despite what some would have you believe, Guaido's assumption of power in Venezuela was not the work of one wizard, operating behind the scenes.
"This story was the result of consulting with several sources that prefer to remain anonymous and not be cited."
Last month, when the Venezuelan opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, was briefly detained by Maduro’s intelligence agents less than 48 hours after proclaiming himself the new interim President of the country, many saw on that a
The first time I couldn’t buy food at the grocery store, I was 15 years old. It was 2014 in Caracas, Venezuela, and I had spent more than an hour in line waiting. When I got to the register I noticed I’d forgotten my ID that day. Without the ID, the government rationing system would let the supermarket sell my family the full quota of food we needed. It was four days until the government allowed me to buy more.
And another chart for those who think US sanctions destroyed Venezuela.
Before recent sanctions on oil, it was mostly just on individuals close to Maduro.
by Johan Norberg