Venezuela unrest kills fifth person, Lopez faces court

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sabrefencer wrote:

if the Venezuelans, want their freedom from socialist and communist influence, then, they will all get out, in the streets and affect the change…sit on their duffss, while their leaders get visited at night, arrested, they will lose again…Venezuela, needs to decide…..socialism and communism…or freedom, to do and be anything they choose….

Feb 19, 2014 9:55am EST  --  Report as abuse
Yashmak wrote:

“For how long is the right wing going to hurt the nation?”

It’s creepy how similar this comment is, to those made by our own Senate leadership and executive branch.

Feb 19, 2014 11:32am EST  --  Report as abuse
Earthtourist wrote:

Venuezuela has been subjugated by a group of criminal Castro-Chavez gangsters who have usurped power, as well as billions of $s for their own privileges and accounts, using a phoney ‘socialist’ umbrella to con uneducated millions to support them as if it were their favorite beisball team. The personality cult very ably marketed by Chavez did the trick, but the price is enormous. The country is in ruins, the regime desperate and dangerous as a wounded tiger. More innocent blood will flow, but the day of reckoning is getting closer and justice will be done!

Feb 19, 2014 6:15pm EST  --  Report as abuse
luisfer wrote:

Well said and put into context, Earthtourist. Your comment exactly matches my views on the situation. I’ve lived in the US for over 30 years, but I am a native Venezuelan (from Valencia)and the young girl–just to graduate from college–assasinated by the armed hords supervised by the State governor, and hidden in the Bolivarian National Guard’s quarters in Valencia, is the niece of one old, dear friend of my wife and I.

Feb 19, 2014 7:26pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Paideia3 wrote:

I am quoting from your article: “Maduro said. ‘For how long is the right wing going to hurt the nation?’
According to Maduro’s words, the opposition is hurting the nation only because people have decided to express their opinion, by protesting civically. Nevertheless, as usual, when Maduro is accusing the opponents about something, he is talking about himself or his group. The government, rich in oil and power, but poor in ethics, diligence, expertise and moral principles, has been hurting the nation for as long as 15 long years. Everything the government has touched has soon eroded and unfailingly, destroyed. This group of skillful liars is like King Midas on reverse.

Feb 19, 2014 8:10pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Art16 wrote:

To Yashmak:

All dictators who hide behind a socialist or communist cloak use that argument to justify their actions, even illegal ones. Your connection with our Senate leadership and Executive Branch is well taken. It is creepy, and does not engender any trust in those making such proclamations without foundation. The Venezuelan people are facing that problem right now with those on the government dole wanting to keep the status quo even at the expense of wrecking the country. That was part of the Chavez legacy and power base. Keep the lazy and undereducated fed, and they will back you every time. Chavez was a clever narcissist, but his replacement is not as clever. I hope they can get rid of their misfits running the country with a minimum of disruption.

Feb 19, 2014 8:23pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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