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Looks Maduro might finally go down Amishman Jan 2019 #1
This is a scary situation.... Hulk Jan 2019 #2
Its been a mess for years with food and prescription drug shortages, kids starving in shanty towns mastermind Jan 2019 #4
Venezuela is not a socialist country, it is a dictatorship Perseus Jan 2019 #6
Its a democratic country that has a hard fasicist right minority. juxtaposed Jan 2019 #8
It hasnt been a democratic country for YEARS. A true free vote hasnt been held for a long time. oldsoftie Jan 2019 #12
Which mainstream party in Venezuela GatoGordo Jan 2019 #18
It may not be in reality a "socialist government".... Hulk Jan 2019 #9
Humanity suffers from being enamored by many myths.... KY_EnviroGuy Jan 2019 #21
The drop in oil prices Sgent Jan 2019 #20
Venezuela has the world's largest oil reserves... brooklynite Jan 2019 #3
That depends on the price of oil. Scruffy1 Jan 2019 #11
Let's Hope It Isn't Too Violent PaulX2 Jan 2019 #5
Amen oberliner Jan 2019 #7
Hopefully the troops will soon side with the people. oldsoftie Jan 2019 #13
their Bolivarian revolution has come to a sticky end, i think 0rganism Jan 2019 #10
Cuba is an example of "success"? oldsoftie Jan 2019 #14
"success" in transitioning from state capitalism to socialism, yes 0rganism Jan 2019 #34
Ok. Got it. thank you for the clarification oldsoftie Jan 2019 #37
"successfully making the move from state capitalism to socialism is Cuba" EX500rider Jan 2019 #17
I can't think of a single "win" anywhere for Socialism GatoGordo Jan 2019 #28
No matter what your politics are, there is no denying that Hugo Chavez was more effective Polybius Jan 2019 #15
What about Caldera? oberliner Jan 2019 #16
I never heard much about him Polybius Jan 2019 #30
Seems like some of the pre-Chavez folks were fairly effective leaders oberliner Jan 2019 #39
Madura had the good fortune to die before things got bad GatoGordo Jan 2019 #19
Huh? oberliner Jan 2019 #24
my response was to Polybius GatoGordo Jan 2019 #26
But Madura is still alive oberliner Jan 2019 #27
Mea culpa (EOM) GatoGordo Jan 2019 #35
He likely meant to say Hugo Polybius Jan 2019 #29
Yes he was. he died before he was able to finish running it into the ground & stealing everything. oldsoftie Jan 2019 #38
Here are some sites to keep track of latest news from Venezuela.... KY_EnviroGuy Jan 2019 #22
Thank you for sharing those links oberliner Jan 2019 #23
One thing is a given here, and not discussed much... KY_EnviroGuy Jan 2019 #25
Protestors on TV enid602 Jan 2019 #31
Can you shed some more light on that? oberliner Jan 2019 #32
Caracans enid602 Jan 2019 #33
I married a Venezuelan mestizo GatoGordo Jan 2019 #36
The pictures seem in line with the demographics to me: EX500rider Jan 2019 #40
can't tell from this picture GatoGordo Jan 2019 #41
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