Brazil closes border against massive influx of Venezuelan immigrants

Brazil closes border against massive influx of Venezuelan immigrants

by WorldTribune Staff, August 7, 2018 The border crossing from Venezuela to Brazil has been ordered closed by a Brazilian judge. Federal judge Helder Barreto on Aug. 5 ordered the border closed until the frontier state of Roraima can create “humanitarian” conditions to receive the massive influx of those fleeing Venezuela, Reuters reported. The border […]

Maduro admits failure: ‘No more whining . . . We need to make Venezuela’ (great again)

Maduro admits failure: ‘No more whining . . . We need to make Venezuela’ (great again)

by WorldTribune Staff, August 1, 2018 During a speech in which the power went out while he was on live television, Venezuela’s socialist president admitted his economic model has “failed.” “The production models we’ve tried so far have failed and the responsibility is ours, mine and yours,” President Nicolas Maduro told his ruling PSUV party […]

Meghan McCain to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: ‘Name one country [where] socialism has ever worked’

Meghan McCain to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: ‘Name one country [where] socialism has ever worked’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 25, 2018 On the July 24 episode of “The View”, Meghan McCain challenged the Democratic Party’s new darling, socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to “name one country where socialism has ever worked.” McCain also said Ocasio-Cortez, who defeated long-time Rep. Joe Crowley in the primary in New York’s 14th congressional district, should ask […]

IMF: Venezuela’s inflation could top 1 million percent by end of 2018

IMF: Venezuela’s inflation could top 1 million percent by end of 2018

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2018 Inflation in Venezuela could top 1 million percent by the end of this year, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Shortages in food, water, medicine and electricity, as well as high crime, plague millions of Venezuelans, said Alejandro Werner, head of the IMF’s Western Hemisphere department. Related: Oil […]

Oil secures Socialist Venezuela’s elite as refugees flee failed state

Oil secures Socialist Venezuela’s elite as refugees flee failed state

by WorldTribune Staff, July 20, 2018 As Venezuelans suffer and thousands flee an economic and humanitarian nightmare, the nation’s massive oil reserves allow Socialist President Nicolas Maduro and his top aides to remain safely in power in Caracas. “The Maduro regime, despite the crisis, is in a pretty strong political position right now,” Michael Shifter, […]

Democrats joining Millennials’ embrace of socialism, Karl Marx

Democrats joining Millennials’ embrace of socialism, Karl Marx

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2018 In celebrating the 200th birthday of Karl Marx last month, Teen Vogue noted that “The communist scholar’s ideas are more prevalent than you might realize.” The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, in a poll of Millennials last year, found that most would prefer to live in a socialist or […]

1.1 million flee Venezuela; More would if they could ‘afford the ticket’

1.1 million flee Venezuela; More would if they could ‘afford the ticket’

by WorldTribune Staff, December 15, 2017 Although the socialist government of Nicolas Maduro has stopped publishing official numbers, at least 1.1 million people have fled Venezuela amid a devastating humanitarian crisis according to officials in neighboring countires. The situation in Venezuela seems to worsen by the day, with severe shortages of food and medicine, runaway […]

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 […]

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