Escaping Socialist Venezuela

BY ANASTASIA CHOO Venezuela’s downward economic spiral has led to widespread food shortages, hyperinflation and a mass exodus of migrants into Latin America.  Although the situation is anatomically different from Syria, analysts claim the exodus from Venezuela rivals the number of Syrians in Germany.  The intensifying economic and political crisis has now pushed hundreds of thousands to flee the country in search of food, security, … Continue reading Escaping Socialist Venezuela

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Livingstone’s Venezuela

BY JAMIE FOSTER On slow news days in August we have come to rely on Ken Livingstone to say something publicly to get tongues wagging. Interviewed last week by Julia Hartley-Brewer on Talk Radio he didn’t let us down. Asked about the current Venezuelan crisis he came up with two reasons for Venezuela’s problems. Firstly, he claimed that they had failed to follow his economic … Continue reading Livingstone’s Venezuela