Lifestyles of socialist Venezuela’s rich and famous

Lifestyles of socialist Venezuela’s rich and famous

by WorldTribune Staff, February 5, 2019 Hugo Chavez, the leader of Venezuela’s socialist revolution, once said that “to be rich is bad.” Last summer, the stepsons of current socialist leader Nicolas Maduro dropped $45,000 on an 18-night stay at the Ritz hotel in Paris. “These rich Chavista kids have also been spotted in the best […]

U.S. military intervention in Venezuela an ‘option’; Maduro says Trump wants him dead

U.S. military intervention in Venezuela an ‘option’; Maduro says Trump wants him dead

by WorldTribune Staff, February 4, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump on Feb. 3 said that he will not meet with Venezuelan socialist leader Nicolas Maduro and said that sending troops to the crisis-ridden country is “an option.” In an interview with CBS News, Trump reiterated that military intervention was a possibility. “Certainly, it’s something that’s […]

General, top Venezuelan officials go public against Maduro

General, top Venezuelan officials go public against Maduro

by WorldTribune Staff, February 3, 2019 A top general in Venezuela’s air force said the country’s military is poised for mutiny against socialist President Nicolas Maduro. Gen. Francisco Yanez of the air force’s high command said in a Feb. 2 video posted to Twitter that “People of Venezuela, 90 percent of the armed forces of […]

Argentina’s potential still thwarted by legacy of Peron and Evita

Argentina’s potential still thwarted by legacy of Peron and Evita

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler BUENOS AIRES — Nobody strolling the streets or riding along the massive tree-lined avenues of this amazing city can fail to be impressed by the size, vitality, and the pulse of the Argentine capital. Moreover so much of Argentina conjures the word — potential: its size, resources, and […]

Showdown in socialist Venezuela: U.S. presses world leaders to take sides; ‘No more games’

Showdown in socialist Venezuela: U.S. presses world leaders to take sides; ‘No more games’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 27, 2019 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at UN challenged all nations to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela or admit they support tyranny. “Now it is time for every other nation to pick a side. No more delays, no more games. Either you stand with […]

Brazil, Argentina and U.S. put the heat on Venezuela’s ‘dictator’

Brazil, Argentina and U.S. put the heat on Venezuela’s ‘dictator’

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler BUENOS AIRES — Two of Latin America’s political heavyweights have put the squeeze on Venezuela’s increasingly authoritarian regime. In a meeting between Argentine President Mauricio Macri and his new Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsanaro, the leaders of the region’s two largest economies have stepped up pressures on Venezuela for […]

Venuezuela’s socialist nightmare could be ending; Military no longer ‘faithful’

Venuezuela’s socialist nightmare could be ending; Military no longer ‘faithful’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 23, 2019 With support from the U.S., opposition leaders in Venezuela have sparked what they hope is the beginning of the end of the socialist regime of President Nicolas Maduro. Reports on the ground say smaller-scale demonstrations that began on Jan. 21 began to spread on Jan. 22 with protests erupting […]

Key Venezuela Supreme Court judge flees to United States

Key Venezuela Supreme Court judge flees to United States

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, January 9, 2019 A former Venezuelan Supreme Court justice, who had backed the country’s socialist government in every major legal dispute since President Nicolas Maduro assumed power, has fled to the United States. Former Supreme Court Justice Christian Zerpa told a Miami […]

Russia sending nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuelan island

Russia sending nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuelan island

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, December 27, 2018 In one of the largest Russian military deployments to the region since the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, Moscow has sent supersonic bombers to one of Venezuela’s islands in the Caribbean Sea. Russian military Col. Eduard Rodyukov said the […]

U.S. takes aim at Venezuela’s gold stashed in Bank of England

U.S. takes aim at Venezuela’s gold stashed in Bank of England

by WorldTribune Staff, December 11, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump last month signed an executive order sanctioning Venezuela’s gold exports and banning American citizens from dealing with anyone involved in “corrupt or deceptive” gold sales from the socialist South American nation. The move by Trump tightens sanctions that effectively seal almost 16 tons of Venezuelan […]

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