March 11, 2014

Venezuela Goes Mad

Rafael Osio Cabrices, New York Times

The Associated Press

Venezuela has long been a country with no space for independent media, the rule of law or competitive politics. Now, it is also a country where thousands of protesters, absurdly, are taking orders via Twitter from a self-proclaimed prophet in Miami, Reinaldo dos Santos, who has announced Mr. Maduro’s fall. And it is a country where thousands of Chavistas are calling for jailing, exiling or disappearing the opponents of their repressive government. Venezuela isn’t undergoing a revolution. It is going mad.

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TAGGED: Reinaldo Dos Santos, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, Nicolas Maduro, Leopoldo Lopez


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