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Venezuela Experiences 12 Weeks of Rioting With No End in Sight

Venezuela Experiences 12 Weeks of Rioting With No End in Sight

Venezuela is currently in its twelfth week of riots. For the past three months, angry Venezuelans have been taking to the streets and rioting against their president’s totalitarian regime. President…

President Maduro Calls for Rewrite of Venezuelan Constitution, Sparking Political Upheaval

President Maduro Calls for Rewrite of Venezuelan Constitution, Sparking Political Upheaval

The United States has been governed by a constitution that has, with the exception of introducing new amendments, stayed relatively the same for over 200 years. Venezuela hasn’t been so…

An Elephant is Quickly Becoming the Symbol of the Venezuelan Food Crisis

An Elephant is Quickly Becoming the Symbol of the Venezuelan Food Crisis

An elephant is now the lasting symbol of the Venezuelan food shortage crisis. Just last week, an image circulated of Ruperta, an African elephant living in the Caricuao Zoo in…

85,000 Users And Counting: Bitcoin’s Role In Venezuela

85,000 Users And Counting: Bitcoin’s Role In Venezuela

With the growing inflation of the bolivar, many Venezuelans are seeking alternatives to avoid the tanking national currency. One such alternative is bitcoin, according to a Washington Post report. Residents…

What’s Next for Venezuela? Experts Predict Country Set to Run Out of Money This Year

What’s Next for Venezuela? Experts Predict Country Set to Run Out of Money This Year

We usually think of bankruptcies in terms of a failed business or personal debt. For example, in the United States in 2014, 97% of total bankruptcies were personal bankruptcies and…

U.S. and China Come to Venezuela’s Aid

U.S. and China Come to Venezuela’s Aid

Venezuela remains in crisis mode. Of all the foreign reserve cash it’s been using through the years to get out of debt and fund essential programs, Venezuela only has $10.5…

Brazil Offers Temporary Citizenship to All Fleeing Venezuelans

Brazil Offers Temporary Citizenship to All Fleeing Venezuelans

The socioeconomic crisis in Venezuela is getting to be so bad that neighboring Brazil is getting involved. After noticing a large amount of Venezuelans fleeing to their country in search…

Food Shortages and Economic Despair Cause Venezuelans to Lose Astonishing Amounts of Weight

Food Shortages and Economic Despair Cause Venezuelans to Lose Astonishing Amounts of Weight

Girls in North America, primarily in the U.S. and Canada, tend to celebrate their coming of age with a Sweet 16 birthday party. Girls in Venezuela, on the other hand,…

Drunk Driving Epidemic Continues, Law Differs Greatly In DR and Venezuela Than the United States

Drunk Driving Epidemic Continues, Law Differs Greatly In DR and Venezuela Than the United States

A New York millionaire tried to flee to Venezuela after a fatal drunk driving accident in the United States. “He clearly intended to flee, there’s no question about it,” said…

Cuban Doctors Caught Sending Expired Drugs to Venezuela, Further Exacerbating Country’s Medical Crisis

Cuban Doctors Caught Sending Expired Drugs to Venezuela, Further Exacerbating Country’s Medical Crisis

It is safe to say that there is an opioid addiction crisis in the United States. Back in 2012, there were 259 million prescriptions written for painkillers during 2012, representing…

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