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."
18 February 2019 - 0
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
17 February 2019 - 0
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.
16 February 2019 - 0
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
15 February 2019 - 0
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.
14 February 2019 - 0
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.
13 February 2019 - 0
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.”
13 February 2019 - 0
"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 Stats12 February 2019 - 0
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.
12 February 2019 - 0
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.