Tag: venezuela

Venezuela, The Poster Child of Failure

In a smoke-filled college dorm room somewhere in this country, several students lament the failures of capitalism and the United States while offering simple, broad brushed idealistic solutions to the world’s nuanced issues. Between tokes they discuss income inequality, the…

South America is Imploding

Nicaragua is close to following Venezuela down the rabbit hole.  According to a Time magazine correspondent living there, it is in “in full cardiac arrest.” Since April protesters have taken over cities, set up roadblocks and attacked pro-government forces.  The…

Before Latin American Explodes

We ignore the problems brewing in Latin America and the Caribbean at own peril. The 20 Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries south of the Rio Grande are home to over 6 million people, who account for 7% of the world’s…

Looking Over Our Shoulder

Talk about useful idiots!  Remember leftist actor Sean Penn’s visit to Venezuela  in 2014 to applaud their socialist regime? Penn proclaimed that Maduro was similar to Chavez in that he was “in love with his people and his country,” while attempting…