Stalemate in Venezuela as Crushed Opposition Refuses Government Talks

Venezuela’s opposition coalition said on Tuesday it would not participate in talks with the country’s ruling socialist regime, amid suspicion that they are an attempt to detract from global criticism that the country has turned into a dictatorship.

The Associated Press

Crisis in Venezuela Reaches Apocalyptic Proportions

The situation in Venezuela has been steadily declining in the past couple of years, but in the past few weeks, it has become so dire and disturbing that scenes coming out of the socialist country are said to mirror the apocalypse.

A woman holds a sign reading 'Hunger' during a demo against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on May 14, 2016. Venezuela braced for protests Saturday after Maduro declared a state of emergency to combat the 'foreign aggression' he blamed for an economic crisis that has pushed …