TOPSHOT - People protest against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on October 26, 2016. Opponents of Maduro rallied in the streets as the leftist leader convened a crisis security meeting resisting their efforts to drive him from power. Thousands of opposition supporters began to gather at …

The Fruits of Socialism: Venezuela in 20 Photos

As Venezuela enters year eighteen of the Bolivarian Socialist Revolution, the international community is finally paying attention, as Venezuelans struggle to find food, medicine, and an outlet for their frustration that will not trigger rampant state violence.

Traveling Musician Sings for Venezuelans Stuck in Six-Hour Supermarket Lines

Traveling Musician Sings for Venezuelans Stuck in Six-Hour Supermarket Lines

Years of crippling socialist policies have left Venezuela so bereft of food, average Venezuelans must spent up to six hours waiting in line to received their allotted rations of basic goods like vegetable oil, flour, or milk. Musician Jonathan Acosta has offered to help ease the frustration by visiting supermarkets and performing for those waiting in line.

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Top Supermarket Axes Sugary Drinks – Health Fascists Appeased… For Now

Britain’s biggest supermarket chain is joining the ‘war on sugar’ and axing some of its best-selling children’s drinks in a bid to tackle childhood obesity. Health campaigners have greeted the “great news” as they urge parents to make their children drink