Tag Archives: Venezuela

Viva Rubio

What a great, myth-destroying statement from Marco Rubio, on the floor of the U.S. Senate yesterday afternoon, on the facts about Cuba and their connection to events in Venezuela.

We have pressed in these parts for American political figures to speak clearly and with moral confidence about American sympathies in various international disputes.Rubio’s speech is honest political indignation successfully deployed...

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Good Morning, Communism!

The impending threat of communism in Venezuela is now a reality with the “Decree with Range, Value and Force of Fair Prices” published in the country’s Official Gazette on January 24, issued by President Nicolás Maduro thanks to the special powers granted through an enabling law by lawmakers of the chavismo regime in November of last year.

The destructive power of this decree over businesses is enormous when compared to other similar laws passed by Congress over the last 15 years, and that’s a lot to say...

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“It makes me lose weight quicker”: Beauty queen had mesh sewn on tongue

A Miss Venezuela 2013 contestant has revealed she had mesh sewn to her tongue to prevent her eating solids.

Interviewed for a BBC special Secrets of South America: Extreme Beauty Queens, First Runner-up Wi May Nava said she had had breast implants, dental work and a nose job, as well as having a piece of plastic mesh sewn to her tongue...

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Socialist President Maduro Ordered Venezuelan Military To Seize Major Electronics Chain ‘Daka’

CARACAS — Thousands of Venezuelans lined up outside the country's equivalent of Best Buy, a chain of electronics stores known as Daka, hoping for a bargain after the socialist government forced the company to charge customers "fair" prices.

President Nicolás Maduro ordered a military "occupation" of the company's five stores as he continues the government's crackdown on an "economic war" it says is being waged against the country, with the help of Washington...

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Venezuela’s President Maduro Banishes American Diplomats: “Yankees Go Home”

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in a fiery and dramatic television speech broadcast Monday, accused U.S. diplomats of “acts of sabotage” and ordered them to leave the country.

The socialist leader said government officials had tailed three U.S. diplomats for months, and authorities had witnessed them tampering with the country’s electric system...

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