Caracas mayor, who escaped a socialist nightmare: ‘I lived out a James Bond movie’

Caracas mayor, who escaped a socialist nightmare: ‘I lived out a James Bond movie’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 20, 2017 The former mayor of Caracas, who was removed on charges of plotting to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro, said he managed to slip past government security forces and flee the socialist nightmare that is Venezuela. Antonio Ledezma told The Associated Press that government intelligence officers had been stationed outside his […]

Trump issues full travel ban for North Korea, pulls Sudan from list

Trump issues full travel ban for North Korea, pulls Sudan from list

by WorldTribune Staff, September 25, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump on Sept. 24 issued a full travel ban on nationals from North Korea. Pyongyang “does not cooperate with the United States government in any respect,” the order said. “Making America Safe is my number one priority. We will not admit those into our country we cannot […]

NY Times accepts anti-Trump advertisement from brutal regime in Venezuela

NY Times accepts anti-Trump advertisement from brutal regime in Venezuela

by WorldTribune Staff, September 8, 2017 The socialist regime of Venezuela paid $200,000 for an advertisement in The New York Times that claims U.S. President Donald Trump is attempting to “manufacture a political crisis” in Venezuela. The ad – titled an “Open Letter from the People of Venezuela to the People and Government of the […]

Report: ‘Pablo Escobar of Venezuela’ put out hit on Sen. Marco Rubio

Report: ‘Pablo Escobar of Venezuela’ put out hit on Sen. Marco Rubio

by WorldTribune Staff, August 14, 2017 A high-ranking Venezuelan official who has been engaged in a public feud with U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is said to have put out a hit order on the Florida Republican, a report said. Rubio has been guarded by a security detail for several weeks in both Washington and Miami […]

Election software firm confirms Venezuela altered outcome by one million votes

Election software firm confirms Venezuela altered outcome by one million votes

by WorldTribune Staff, August 4, 2017 The vote for Venezuela’s new National Constituent Assembly was manipulated “without any doubt,” according to a company which has worked with the country on its voting system since 2004. “We estimate the difference between the actual participation and the one announced by authorities is at least 1 million votes,” […]

Maduro defiant as 10 killed in Venezuela protests: ‘What the hell do we care what Trump says?’

Maduro defiant as 10 killed in Venezuela protests: ‘What the hell do we care what Trump says?’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 31, 2017 A vote in Venezuela on July 30 that was seen aimed at delivering a full dictatorship to socialist President Nicolas Maduro was marked by violence, with at least 10 people being killed, reports say. Three people were killed by “paramilitary gangs on motorcycles who shot them in the head,” according to […]

Maduro rewards loyal Venezuelan soldiers with toilet paper, opposition says

Maduro rewards loyal Venezuelan soldiers with toilet paper, opposition says

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2017 Venezuela’s army may march on its stomach, but it can’t roll without toilet paper. Photographs have emerged of Venezuelan military brass presenting soldiers with toilet paper in what appears to be socialist President Nicolas Maduro’s way of rewarding them for their loyalty, opposition leader Henrique Capriles tweeted on July […]

U.S. weighs sanctions against Venezuela amid Maduro’s pursuit of ‘full dictatorship’

U.S. weighs sanctions against Venezuela amid Maduro’s pursuit of ‘full dictatorship’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 19, 2017 The Trump administration is considering sanctions against Venezuela amid Nicolas Maduro’s push for the so-called Constituent Assembly, which Washington says would grant the socialist president a “full dictatorship.” Polls show Venezuela’s ruling Socialists would be thrashed in any conventional election. A majority of people oppose the Constituent Assembly, which […]

Maduro supporters storm Venezuelan congress, attack opposition lawmakers

Maduro supporters storm Venezuelan congress, attack opposition lawmakers

by WorldTribune Staff, July 6, 2017 Supporters of President Nicolas Maduro, many wielding pipes, stormed Venezuela’s opposition-led congress on July 5 and attacked lawmakers who oppose the socialist president. Seven politicians were injured by the mob and some 350 lawmakers, journalists and guests at the Independence Day session were trapped until the siege ended at […]

Venezuela on the brink: ‘Chavez succeeded in creating an equal society by making everyone poor’

Venezuela on the brink: ‘Chavez succeeded in creating an equal society by making everyone poor’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 13, 2017 Beset by violence that has seen 84 anti-government protesters killed since March and extreme poverty that could see inflation reach 1,500 percent by the end of the year, Venezuela looks more like hell on Earth than a socialist paradise. “Everything about Venezuela suggests this is a nation on the […]

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