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Starving Venezuelans Beat Grazing Cattle to Death ...

Supermarkets, food trucks, and food centers were mobbed in the Venezuelan state of Merida in two days of unrest as food shortages continued to spread in the socialist South American dictatorship. According to Reuters, mobs of hungry people even slaughtered grazing cattle in fields. In one incident, captured on video and posted to social media,…

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Ex-Coach Cited Malnutrition for Poor Performance By ...

The Venezuelan Soccer Federation claims that the under-20s national women’s soccer team was “largely insulated” from the food crisis in Venezuela, where citizens have been forced to raise pet rabbits for food, and even hunt flamingos.  “Socialism is good, actually” might be on the mouth of every Internet leftist, but those living under the heel…

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Venezuelan Opposition Leaders Kidnapped As Socialist Government ...

Two Venezuelan opposition leaders have reportedly been kidnapped from their homes shortly after the country’s Socialist government assumed near-total control over the government. According to The Independent, the families of Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma say they are holding Socialist President Nicolas Maduro personally responsible for whatever happens to the two men. Venezuela’s Supreme Court,…

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Report: Venezuela Hikes Minimum Wage By 50%

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Venezuela just jacked up its minimum wage by 50%, which means little since socialism has destroyed the country’s currency. According to Reuters, the new minimum wage ends up amounting to a whopping $12.50 per month when traded on the black market. As evidence of how drastically bad things have gotten in Venezuela, Reuters further claims…

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Starving Venezuelans Forced To Steal Entire Vending ...

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Pictures from Venezuela show the desperation of its citizens forced to participate in mass looting as a means of survival. Pictures of men hauling vending machines with the aid of motorbikes have arisen on social media, quickly going viral. Jothe Snow. on Twitter Licoreria Coropo 2000, Santa Rita. #Aragua #Maracay #27J Supermarkets, bakeries, butcher shops…

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Watch: Angry Venezuelans Destroy Statue Of Socialist ...

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Amid the ongoing upheaval in Venezuela, it appears a group of angry protesters destroyed a statue of the country’s former president, the socialist icon Hugo Chavez. According to The Guardian, the statue was located in a public plaza. “In an incident loaded with symbolism,” the outlet reports, a group of men destroyed the statue, pulling…

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Report: Venezuela Raises Minimum Wage To $15... A ...

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Amid continued economic and social turmoil in his country, Nicolas Maduro has reportedly raised the minimum wage in Venezuela to $15 a month. According to Forbes, which converted the 65,021 bolivares per month Venezuelans will receive to $15 dollars, this is the 6th time Maduro has raised the minimum wage in the past year. Forbes writer…

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Report: Socialist Venezuelan Government Illegally Seizes GM ...

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A General Motors plant has been seized by the Venezuelan government after producing goods for nearly seven decades, reports General Motors Venezolana (GMV) has ceased all production in Venezuela after a plant was seized in Valencia on Wednesday afternoon. A court in the state of Zulia imposed an embargo on the company’s assets. GMV said…

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