Socialist Venezuela in the News

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Just a few recent headlines on what has been going on in socialist Venezuela — and I will keep added to this list so ignore the initial date of this posting:

In Venezuela, looking more and more like civil war
Two days ago, the death toll in Venezuela’s gargantuan protests stood at three. Now it’s jumped to 20.

Venezuelan president to arm nearly half a million “militia” members
We have all of the components of an unfolding humanitarian disaster on display in Venezuela.

What Eastern Europe Can Teach Cuba and Venezuela
It appears that Venezuela is on the brink of collapse as it enters the fourth circle of statist hell.

Venezuela’s Breaking Point

Corrupt Venezuelan Regime Failing to Quell Humanitarian Crisis
Not too long ago, oil reserves and natural resources made Venezuela the richest country in South America.

VIDEO: Do Venezuelans Love Socialism?
American Democrats love socialism. Filmmaker Ami Horowitz spoke with a few of them before heading to Venezuela to find out how well socialism is working out for people there. The answer is, not so well.

Yes, the people of Venezuela are literally starving to death
Three quarters of the population has lost an average of nearly 20 pounds in body weight.

Venezuela Is a Ticking Time Bomb
The country’s imminent collapse will have far-reaching implications for the region.

Venezuela: From shortstops to asylum seekers
Why are they seeking asylum? It starts with a failed state, a country that does not work anymore.

The Venezuelan President’s Cruel Fantasy World
A desperate regime goes into propaganda overdrive.

Venezuelans are fleeing to Brazil for medical care, overwhelming its hospitals and morgues

As Socialism Shattered Venezuela, The Useful Idiots Applauded

Venezuela’s Bumbling Socialist Government Battles Social Upheaval
Maduro government turns to stealing currency from its impoverished citizens.

Venezuelans Protest Over Worthless Cash
Scattered looting as population is stuck with voided 100-bolivar notes.

Venezuela on the Brink

Corpses ‘Exploding’ in Decrepit Venezuelan Hospitals

The Lessons We Must Learn from Venezuela’s Tragedy

Hollywood Actors Hobnob with Maduro as Venezuelans Starve

I hope the Venezuelans didn’t have their hearts set on voting

Venezuela’s Crisis Is the Latest Example of Why Socialism Doesn’t Work

Venezuelan children fainting in school because they are hungry

Reports: Venezuelan Hospitals Keeping Newborns in Cardboard Boxes Due To Supply Shortages

Big-Government Presidential Candidates, Look at Venezuela

Venezuelans flying to U.S. to stock up on food, toilet paper

Lessons From Venezuela

Venezuela’s “Death Spiral”

Crowds surge into the streets to demand recall of Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela’s socialist president labels planned opposition protest a coup

Crowds surge into the streets to demand recall of Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro

Streets Fill With Angry Venezuelans, But Maduro Declares He’s Defeated ‘Attempted Coup’

Venezuela Gov’t Doubles Down on Policies Blamed for ‘Economic Disaster’

The exodus from Venezuela

Venezuela: Socialism Transformed It from Utopia to Hell on Earth

Venezuela’s Road to Literal Serfdom

Venezuela Builds a Wall
Once citizens taste the fruits of capitalism in freer countries, there is no turning back.

123,000 Venezuelans Cross Border Shopping for Scarce Food

Venezuela’s inflation is set to top 1,600% next year

Venezuela Has Made It Impossible to Run a Business (and Illegal to Stop)

In Venezuela, Meat and Chicken Are Only Eaten by the Socialist Party Members

A Socialist Les Miserables in Venezuela
A mob of starving people advanced on the presidential palace chanting, “We want food”. They were met by soldiers and police dispatched by the tyrant from his lavish palace decorated opulently with a golden sun, giant rock crystal mirrors, sparkling chandeliers and towering oil portraits.

How to Create Starvation in 2016

The food riots in socialist paradise Venezuela are escalating

Venezuelan Socialism Fails At Feeding The Children

‘Nazi-like Tactics’ Hinder Venezuelan Efforts To Pressure Government On Access To Food And Medicine

Causes of Venezuela’s Hyper-Inflation
Venezuela’s price inflation is and has been the highest in the world for three years.

Venezuela’s Crisis Is the Latest Example of Why Socialism Doesn’t Work
It seems the “Socialism of the 21th Century” is really no different from socialism from the past.

Socialist Self-Deception: Einstein and the USSR to Bernie Sanders and Venezuela

‘We can’t go on like this’: Shortages, economic crisis make Venezuela a nation of lines

Chile, Venezuela, and the Left’s Support of State Over Prosperity

Proof That Socialist Venezuela is a Godforsaken Hellscape Right Now

Venezuela Needs a Military Coup

Imagine No Possessions, Imagine Venezuela
John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ gave us a fantasy vision of socialism. Venezuela is showing us the brutal reality.

Venezuela’s Collapse Won’t Bury Appeal of Socialism
As “21st Century Socialism” Unravels, the Siren Song Remains

In Venezuela, Socialism Is Killing Venezuelans

Venezuela’s Slow Motion Apocalypse
Food, medicine, toilet paper, and electricity are vanishing.

Socialist paradise Venezuela isn’t doing so well

Incentives Matter: Everything You Wanted to Know About the Economics of Redistribution in One Image

Socialism in Venezuela: No toilet paper, TV, or long distance call service

Venezuela Can’t Afford to Print More Money: The Dark Joke of Hyperinflation

Image credit: Cartoon by A.F. Branco.

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