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Trump Recognizes Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó As President

January 23, 2019 

U.S. president Donald Trump recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the true interim president of Venezuela. This comes after Guaidó declared himself president in front of cheering crowds in Caracas. This comes two weeks after controversial leader Nicolas Maduro was sworn in to a second six-year term as president. Many in the international community….


Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee Are Pissed At Maduro For Use Of “Despacito”

July 28, 2017 

It’s clear that the song of the summer is Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s mega hit “Despacito”. That song is everywhere. I even heard it at my old Jewish doctor’s office. Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro thought he would capitalize on the popularity of the song and use it as his campaign anthem in his quest….


Venezuela: People Vote in Unofficial Referendum

July 17, 2017 

Al parecer every day that passes things in Venezuela become more dire. After more then three months of protest, the opposition and government have decided to hold two electoral events in Venezuela. The first event took place on Sunday July 16th with the opposition asking voters if they support the government’s plan to elect a….


Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo Lopez Released…Sort Of

July 10, 2017 

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was released from prison after nearly three years behind bars. That is to say, he isn’t in a federal institution, he is still under house arrest in his house in Caracas. The move by the embattled government of Nicolas Maduro was said to be a “humanitarian gesture” because of Lopez’s….


Venezuela is Running Out Of Beer!

July 18, 2015 

Cerveza is one of the most consumed beverages in the world. From Mexico to Argentina, Central and South American’s love to drink their chilled cerveza but that could all end for one Latin American country. Venezuela is currently going through a shortage of necessities and beer is on the list. For starters, brewery workers are….