Inside Story: Ousting Nicolás Maduro

Venezuela is unravelling as shortages of almost everything push people to their limits. Almost 90 percent of Venezuelans say they don’t have money to buy enough food and many are forced to make do with a single meal a day. Riots and mass lootings are on the rise and calls for President Nicolas Maduro toSigue leyendo “Inside Story: Ousting Nicolás Maduro”

World Insight – Venezuela clashes continue as economic collapse looms (Video)

Venezuela is in the midst of a severe economic crisis, suffering from food and power shortages. President Nicolas Maduro has issued a state of emergency decree to try and regain control of the situation, but demonstrators have held massive rallies in opposition. Professor Yang Zhimin of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, David Fermin fromSigue leyendo “World Insight – Venezuela clashes continue as economic collapse looms (Video)”

Inside Story: Is Venezuela on the brink of collapse (Video)

Bread, medicine and toilet paper are just some of the basic necessities Venezuelans are struggling to find. Low oil prices all over the world have hit the country hard. Public services are disappearing and US officials are warning that the entire country is on the brink of collapse. President Nicolas Maduro has announced a stateSigue leyendo “Inside Story: Is Venezuela on the brink of collapse (Video)”

Inside Story – Can Venezuela’s opposition oust President Maduro? (Video)

Venezuela’s opposition alliance is pursuing a multi-pronged strategy to dislodge President Nicolas Maduro. This strategy involves street protests, a referendum or, alternatively, an amendment to the constitution that would cut short the president’s term. Hoping to capitalise on anger over a deep recession, triple-digit inflation and soaring crime, Maduro’s critics have set themselves a timeframeSigue leyendo “Inside Story – Can Venezuela’s opposition oust President Maduro? (Video)”

Venezuela’s Soaring Poverty Hurts Ruling Party’s Chances in Sunday’s Elections

Polls show ruling Socialists could lose as residents struggle with inflation and chronic food shortages By KEJAL VYAS Dec. 2, 2015 7:58 p.m. ET FILA DE TURGUA, Venezuela—Late President Hugo Chávez won loyalty by distributing hundreds of billions of petrodollars to lift millions of Venezuelans out of poverty. The money has run out for hisSigue leyendo “Venezuela’s Soaring Poverty Hurts Ruling Party’s Chances in Sunday’s Elections”