Image of HORROR: Look What's Happening in Leftist Paradise of Venezuela RIGHT NOW | The Federalist Papers
HORROR: Look What's Happening in Leftist Paradise of Venezuela RIGHT NOW | The Federalist Papers
Once the most prosperous nation in South America decades ago, Venezuela turned to socialism and it has devastated the country and its people.Venezuelans are literally starving to death, a latest study concludes. On average, they have lost more than 20 pounds and one-third eat only once or twice daily.More than 93 percent say their income does not support the cost of food, so they must find cheaper... [Read More]
Image of Venezuelans killing flamingos and anteaters to stave off hunger amid mounting food crisis | Fox News
Venezuelans killing flamingos and anteaters to stave off hunger amid mounting food crisis | Fox News
Venezuela’s food crisis has gotten so bad that people are apparently killing pink flamingos and other protected animals in order to stave off hunger.While flamingo hunting is both illegal and uncommon in the South American nation, investigators from Zulia University in the northwestern Venezuelan city of Maracaibo have noted at least 20 cases of bird carcasses being discovered with their breasts a... [Read More]
Image of 'Santa Claus isn't coming,' recession-hit Venezuelans tell kids
'Santa Claus isn't coming,' recession-hit Venezuelans tell kids
By Andreina AponteCARACAS (Reuters) - As a harrowing economic crisis makes food scarce for millions of Venezuelans, many families cannot buy their children Christmas presents, decorate their home, or even host a holiday dinner.The oil-rich country is suffering the third year of a recession that has sparked product shortages and galloping inflation. With a recent currency depreciation pumping up pr... [Read More]
Venezuelans Protest Over Worthless Cash - WSJ
MARACAIBO, Venezuela—Desperate and cashless Venezuelans, angry that the government hasn’t exchanged their voided bank notes as officials had pledged, on Friday rose up in protest with some scattered looting of stores.National Guard troops were deployed to put down the unrest that broke out as far west as this large city near the Colombian border and in smaller towns in the east. With only nine day... [Read More]
Image of Venezuelans fight to protect their savings as government pulls bills from circulation | Fusion
Venezuelans fight to protect their savings as government pulls bills from circulation | Fusion
CARACAS— Venezuelans are rushing to the banks this week in a desperate attempt to protect their savings from the government’s latest spasm of reckless financial policymaking.On Tuesday morning thousands of people across Venezuela played hooky from work to line-up outside banks and deposit bundles of cash into their savings accounts after the government gave everyone a 72-hour countdown to turn in ... [Read More]
Image of Clock ticks for Venezuela’s political rivals
Clock ticks for Venezuela’s political rivals
Last week, as Venezuela’s political crisis was stoking fears of bloody clashes between the opposition, security forces and armed pro-government supporters, Nicolás Maduro dedicated a song, “You’re crazy, crazy and I’m chill”, to his political foes on his new salsa radio show. “Gosh, Maduro is just hopeless,” said Henrique Capriles, the former presidential candidate, who was convincing the oppositi... [Read More]
Image of Iceland Today, the US Tomorrow? » Alex Jones' Infowars
Iceland Today, the US Tomorrow? » Alex Jones' Infowars
During the 2008 economic crisis, Iceland’s government froze offshore accounts held by foreign investors in that country’s currency, the krona. Recently, the government of Iceland announced it would unfreeze the accounts if the account holders paid a voluntary “departure tax,” which could be as high as 58 percent. Investors who choose not to pay the departure tax would have their investment “segreg... [Read More]
Image of Brexit Pound Slump Triggers Supply Row Between Tesco And Unilever - Products Like Marmite Run Low | Huffington Post
Brexit Pound Slump Triggers Supply Row Between Tesco And Unilever - Products Like Marmite Run Low | Huffington Post
Tesco stopped selling major household brands such as Marmite, Flora and Persil detergent to its online customers following a row between the supermarket and Unilever, one of its main suppliers.The products are still being sold in stores but Tesco said its shelves were running short of several brands, the BBC reported on Thursday morning.The consumer goods company is believed to have demanded a 10%... [Read More]
Image of Venezuela: Over 15% of People Eat Garbage to Survive - Breitbart
Venezuela: Over 15% of People Eat Garbage to Survive - Breitbart
A new study finds Venezuela on the brink of famine, with an alarming fifteen percent of citizens saying they can only feed themselves with “food waste discarded by commercial establishments,” while nearly half say they have had to take time off work to search for food.The study — conducted by More Consulting and published in the Spanish-language Diario de las Américas — reflects a reality that has... [Read More]
Image of Venezuela's "Death Spiral" - A Dozen Eggs Cost $150 As Hyperinflation Horrors Hit Socialist Utopia
Venezuela's "Death Spiral" - A Dozen Eggs Cost $150 As Hyperinflation Horrors Hit Socialist Utopia
Submitted by Susan Warner via The Gatestone Institute,    The question of whether Socialism can be an effective economic system was famously raised when Margaret Thatcher said of the British Labor Party, "I think they've made the biggest financial mess that any government's ever made in this country for a very long time, and Socialist governments traditionally do make a financial me... [Read More]
Image of Revolution Rising: Colossal Protests Rock Socialist Venezuela
Revolution Rising: Colossal Protests Rock Socialist Venezuela
Anti-socialist protesters flooded Venezuela’s capital in one of the largest mass protests against President Nicolas Maduro’s rule in over a decade – and one of the largest protests in world history.    Revolution Rising: Colossal Protests Rock Socialist Venezuela https://t.co/wUPWIZZBtW @DRUDGE #tcot #altright @mises pic.twitter.com/ALyNySnKEa    — Kit Daniels (@KitDa... [Read More]
Ultra-violent gangs thrive in chaotic Venezuela despite crackdown| Reuters
By Frank Jack Daniel | CARACASCARACAS The click-clack of guns being cocked echoes in the cement safe house where seven kidnappers keep watch over a western Caracas slum, their 33-year-old gang leader boasting of grenade attacks on police and growing wealth and power.Venezuela's socialist economy is suffering triple-digit inflation, severe shortages and a third year of recession, but gangs like thi... [Read More]
Image of Venezuela crushes 2,000 guns in public, plans registry of bullets| Reuters
Venezuela crushes 2,000 guns in public, plans registry of bullets| Reuters
Venezuelan police crushed and chopped up nearly 2,000 shotguns and pistols in a Caracas city square on Wednesday, as the new interior minister relaunched a long-stalled gun control campaign in one of the world's most crime-ridden countries.Interior Minister Nestor Reverol said the event marked the renewal of efforts to disarm Venezuelans, through a combination of seizures and a voluntary program t... [Read More]
Image of Even Syrians feel safer than Venezuelans, Gallup poll finds | McClatchy DC
Even Syrians feel safer than Venezuelans, Gallup poll finds | McClatchy DC
By Franco Ordoñezfordonez@mcclatchydc.comVenezuelans feel less safe in their home country than civilians living in war-torn Syria, according to a new Gallup poll.Just 14 percent of Venezuelans said they feel safe in the country, compared with 32 percent of Syrian respondents who feel safe, according to the 2016 Global Law and Order Report.“Venezuela has become a society that is just breaking down,... [Read More]
Image of Hungry Venezuelans Take Long Haul to Brazil: 18 Hours “To Another Country To Buy Food”
Hungry Venezuelans Take Long Haul to Brazil: 18 Hours “To Another Country To Buy Food”
Venezuelans are becoming increasingly desperate to obtain enough for to feed their families.The long lines, state rations and black market are no longer enough.In recent months, hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan people flooded the neighboring border of Colombia in search of affordable food staples (something like 11 hours one-way), but diplomatic friction and worry over the surge of sudden borde... [Read More]
Image of The Economic Collapse In Venezuela Is So Bad That People Are Slaughtering And Eating Zoo Animals
The Economic Collapse In Venezuela Is So Bad That People Are Slaughtering And Eating Zoo Animals
ARTICLE BY INFOWARS.COMIf you were hungry enough, would you kill and eat zoo animals? To most of us such a notion sounds absolutely insane, but this is actually happening in Venezuela right now.  This is a country where people are standing in lines for up to 12 hours hoping that there will be food to buy that day, and where rioting and looting have become commonplace.  So even though the... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-‘9mn in dire need of food in Lake Chad’
PressTV-‘9mn in dire need of food in Lake Chad’
The United Nations (UN) has voiced concern about alarming conditions in the Lake Chad region, where it says more than nine million people are in dire need of food aid due to militancy by a Takfiri terrorist group.UN humanitarian aid chief Stephen O’Brien said on Wednesday that militant activities by the Takfiri Boko Haram group has left over nine million people in need of urgent food aid in the re... [Read More]
Image of Hungry Venezuelans cry at the sight of food, as economic crisis deepens - Jul. 20, 2016
Hungry Venezuelans cry at the sight of food, as economic crisis deepens - Jul. 20, 2016
The IMF downgraded its forecast for Venezuela as the country spirals deeper into an economic, political and humanitarian crisis. Venezuela, a country that has the world's largest proven reserves of oil. Colombian officials estimate that about 100,000 Venezuelans crossed the border.Venezuela is expected to dive deeper into the abyss this year, according to new projections published Wednesday by the... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-49k Nigeria kids dying of malnutrition: UN
PressTV-49k Nigeria kids dying of malnutrition: UN
UNICEF warned Tuesday that some 49,000 children will die of malnutrition in the militancy-riddled areas of northeastern Nigeria if they do not get treatment.Manuel Fontaine, regional director of the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund, called on charities and donors to respond quickly to avert a tragedy in the troubled Borno state."Some 134 children on average will die every day from causes l... [Read More]
Image of 123,000 Venezuelans cross border shopping for scarce food
123,000 Venezuelans cross border shopping for scarce food
SAN ANTONIO DEL TACHIRA, Venezuela (AP) -- More than 100,000 Venezuelans, some of whom drove through the night in caravans, crossed into Colombia over the weekend to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home.It was the second weekend in a row that Venezuela's socialist government opened the long-closed border with Colombia, and by 6 a.m. Sunday, a line of would-be shoppers snaked... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-Venezuelans storm Colombia border for food
PressTV-Venezuelans storm Colombia border for food
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans have crossed the border into neighboring Colombia to buy essential goods amid shortages caused by a decline in oil revenues in Venezuela.Many people spent the night at crossings in the western state of Tachira, before Venezuelan authorities opened the border briefly in the early morning hours of Sunday.Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the border with Col... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-'Over 8mn in UK struggling to buy food'
PressTV-'Over 8mn in UK struggling to buy food'
More than 8 million in the UK cannot afford to eat enough food, with over half regularly passing a day without having any meal, according to estimates of hunger in the UK.One in 10 British adults faced moderate level of food insufficiency in 2014, placing Britain in the bottom half of European countries on hunger measures, below Hungary, Estonia, Slovaki... [Read More]