Memo to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez about Socialism, Part II

Memo to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez about Socialism, Part II

by WorldTribune Staff, November 23, 2018 The Pilgrims’ rejection of socialism is the true success story of Thanksgiving, according to Rush Limbaugh. Limbaugh on Nov. 22 continued a tradition of reading a passage from his 1992 book “See, I Told You So” which details what the radio host describes as the “true story of Thanksgiving.” […]

‘Citizen control’: Venezuela’s rulers get by with a little tech help from China

‘Citizen control’: Venezuela’s rulers get by with a little tech help from China

by WorldTribune Staff, November 19, 2018 Venezuela has unveiled a new smart-card ID to track its citizens. The card is manufactured by Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. The ID card, known as the “carnet de la patria,” or “fatherland card,” transmits data about citizens to government computer servers, Reuters reported on Nov. 18. The report, […]

UN: Venezuela’s migrant exodus up to 3 million

UN: Venezuela’s migrant exodus up to 3 million

by WorldTribune Staff, November 9, 2018 The number of residents who have fled the economic and humanitarian nightmare in socialist Venezuela has topped 3 million, the United Nations said on Nov. 8. The exodus amounts to around one in 12 of the nation’s population. William Spindler of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) appealed […]

Socialist torture: Released Venezuelan political prisoner describes what he witnessed

Socialist torture: Released Venezuelan political prisoner describes what he witnessed

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2018 A student leader who was imprisoned for peaceful resistance to the socialist regime in Venezuela said he was brutally tortured and even witnessed other prisoners being crucified. Lorent Saleh said he spent four years in prison without being convicted of a crime or having ever stood before a judge. […]

‘Go to Cuba’: Fans of Brazil’s new leader offer advice to socialists’ sore losers

‘Go to Cuba’: Fans of Brazil’s new leader offer advice to socialists’ sore losers

by WorldTribune Staff, October 30, 2018 Amid threats of resistance from the Left, Brazilians supporters of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro have a message for those who prefer a socialist government: Love Brazil or leave it … for Cuba. On Oct. 28, Bolsonaro, a 63-year-old former army captain, defeated socialist candidate Fernando Haddad with around 55 percent […]

Think tank makes case for arming Venezuelans to recover lost sovereignty

Think tank makes case for arming Venezuelans to recover lost sovereignty

by WorldTribune Staff, October 8, 2018 The United States should help Venezuelans take their country back by providing “arms, equipment, training, intelligence, and logistical support to worthy Venezuelans to organize their own insurgent force,” the Center for Security Policy said. Citing the success of the Reagan administration’s Contras program in Nicaragua, the think tank proposed […]

Venezuela’s neighbors convene summit, Brazil deploys army to border

Venezuela’s neighbors convene summit, Brazil deploys army to border

by WorldTribune Staff, August 29, 2018 Brazil’s president on Aug. 28 signed a decree to deploy the nation’s armed forces to its border with Venezeula. President Michel Temer ordered the troops to the border state of Roraima, where thousands of Venezuelans have been pouring into Brazil to escape the economic collapse in socialist Venezuela. Temer […]

Neighboring nations shore up their borders as Venezuelans flee socialist nightmare

Neighboring nations shore up their borders as Venezuelans flee socialist nightmare

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2018 Brazil, Peru and Ecuador are taking new measures to curtail the flow of migrants fleeing to their borders from socialist Venezuela. The situation at Brazil’s border has become so chaotic that the Brazilian state of Roraima has asked the government to halt Venezuelan immigration completely, Reuters reported on Aug. 20. […]

Analysts: Nicaragua’s Ortega using Venezuelan tactics to suppress opposition

Analysts: Nicaragua’s Ortega using Venezuelan tactics to suppress opposition

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2018 Nicaraguan strongman Daniel Ortega is following the playbook of the socialist regime in Venezuela to violently crush the opposition, observers say. Since anti-government protests broke out in April, some 450 Nicaraguans have been killed as Ortega follows the Venezuelan strategy of deploying armed paramilitary gangs to enforce political control. “Both Ortega and (Venezuelan […]

Gallup: Democrats now have more favorable view of socialism than capitalism

Gallup: Democrats now have more favorable view of socialism than capitalism

by WorldTribune Staff, August 15, 2018 A new Gallup poll found that Democrats now have a more favorable view of socialism than they do of capitalism. The poll found that 57 percent of Democrats have a positive view of socialism, while 47 percent maintain a favorable view of capitalism. It was the first time in […]