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NGO: Nearly 1,500 Children Violently Killed in Venezuela in 2018

The Venezuelan Observatory of Violence (OVV), an NGO that tracks violent crime in the country, found that nearly 1,500 minors were violently killed in 2018, many of them by Nicolás Maduro’s socialist forces, the outlet Runrunes reported on Monday.

Family and friends attend the funeral of Erick Altuve a boy Venezuelan of 11, who died of cancer on May 26, in Caracas,on May 30, 2019. - Erick Altuve died of cancer while waiting to receive a bone marrow transplant at the Jose Manuel de los Rios Hospital, the main …

‘I Can’t Take It Anymore’: Venezuelan Envoy to Rome Quits Because He Has No Money

Isaías Rodríguez, a longtime prominent figure in Venezuela’s socialist regime, quit his post as dictator Nicolás Maduro’s “ambassador” to Rome, publishing an open letter to the dictator circulating in Spanish-language media on Tuesday that claimed his wife was forced to “sell jewelry her ex-husband gave her” to survive.

Isaias Rodriguez

Venezuelan General Implies Cuba Killed Chávez to Install Maduro in Power

A Venezuelan general who participated in a failed coup d’etat alongside Hugo Chávez in 1992 published a video this week urging soldiers to rise up against dictator Nicolás Maduro and suggested the communist government in Cuba killed Chávez to install Maduro as their puppet.

Hugo Chavez Mural, Caracas, Venezuela

Chinese Construction Company Rakes in Millions While Venezuelans Starve

Reuters on Tuesday took a close look at the adventures of the Chinese state-run CAMC engineering company, which somehow managed to pocket over a billion dollars from the socialist government of Venezuela for an agriculture project that never produced any food, even as the people of Venezuela descend into abject poverty and starvation.

BEIJING, Sept. 1, 2015-- Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, meets with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 1, 2015. (Xinhua/Li Xueren via Getty Images)

Cuba’s Ceremonial President to Step Out of Castro’s Shadow with TV Show

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, who answers to Communist Party leader Raúl Castro, announced on Wednesday that he will soon launch a YouTube channel and a television program intended to bring him “closer to the people.” Díaz-Canel also said he aspires to expand the presence of the Castro regime on social media to combat “adverse information.”

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Exclusive — Dick Morris: The Hard-Left Takeover in Mexico

Mexico’s presidency is going communist, following in the footsteps of Fidel Castro, Daniel Ortega, and Hugo Chavez. But Mexico is not a thousand miles away like Venezuela or tiny like Cuba and Nicaragua. It’s huge — 1/3 the size of the US — and shares a long border with us.

Mexican presidential front-runner 'AMLO' registers candidacy

NGO: Venezuela’s Press Crackdown Worsened in 2017

Last year saw a steep rise in crackdowns against press freedom in Venezuela, which involved a decline in freedom of expression, censorship, and the closure of independent media outlets, according to a new report.

Venezuela opposition out in the cold as Maduro eyes second term