Venezuela's Maduro rails at 'stupid' U.S. sanctions calls

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OneOfTheSheep wrote:

Typical Socialist reaction to being held accountable for illegal actions.

May 10, 2014 3:06pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
quatra wrote:

Remembering Venezuela back in the 80s. It was a prosperous country with friendly people and beautiful women. Now all the prosperous and beatiful live in Miami, leaving a poor black, ignorant and indigineous people, including Maduro. Ah, hello Evo. Don’t fall into the energy trap. You might get rich personally, but stuck with rebelious citizens.
And get a decent, Justin Bieber, haircut.

May 10, 2014 5:29pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
maya0 wrote:

Protester complains about lack of freedom and democracy and liberty while being free to man blockade and free to complain to the press.
What hypocrisy.

May 10, 2014 5:55pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
111Dave111 wrote:

Too bad that Chavez was so full of himself, he couldn’t pick a decent Leader to follow him. Maduro is a Joke.

May 10, 2014 6:13pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

Which is more estupido, the U.S. for calling Maduro on his hum rights violations, or Maduro for his inability to provide even the most basic daily needs of food and electricity while Venezuela possessing the largest petroleum reserves in the world? Maduro can’t even provide Venezuelans with toilet paper to wipe their derriere. Now, under Maduro’s leadership, they now have to suffer water rationing and would not be able to flush the toilet even if they had the toilet paper. Park your bus Maduro and go back to school to learn a little about economics, something about which you have not the least bit of knowledge.

May 10, 2014 6:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
RaysofLight wrote:

Why does the US purchase heavy crude oil from Venezuela, which makes a point of openly insulting the States. The crude has to be placed on a ship and transported across the open ocean. This requires energy to run the tanker and exposes the oceans to massive spills. Obama thinks this is politically better and less environmentally risky than piping the same heavy crude from Canada?

May 10, 2014 8:31pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
wata3001 wrote:

That little bit of fire blocks a complete four lane avenue?? I can see part of the problem right there. Drive over it and scatter the protesters instead of cowering. Venezuela begins to sound a little like the US.

May 10, 2014 9:10pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

#Raysoflight: The U.S. government does not buy oil from Venezuela. Brokers and oil companies sell the oil on the world market and are responsible for purchasing Venezuelan oil and importing it to the U.S. Free market drives the purchase. If the price is right to make a profit Venezuela’s oil will continue to be imported by U.S. companies.

May 11, 2014 5:07pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
GracieC wrote:

The government of Nicolas Maduro is fraudulent. While their country is in tatters, they are getting rich from arbitrage of goods and oil black market sales, drug importing and peddling Cuban influence.

The US MUST enact sanctions and these crooks must be driven out of office.

May 12, 2014 10:09am EDT  --  Report as abuse
GracieC wrote:

The government of Nicolas Maduro is fraudulent. While their country is in tatters, they are getting rich from arbitrage of goods and oil black market sales, drug importing and peddling Cuban influence.

The US MUST enact sanctions and these crooks must be driven out of office.

May 12, 2014 10:09am EDT  --  Report as abuse
mygoogle007 wrote:

“If your young University students do not agree with your socialist ideas any more, they are no longer your people”, call them enemies of the state, enemies of the people, beat them, deport them, tag them and jail them. It seems to have worked in Cuba, why not in Venezuela also….

May 14, 2014 10:10am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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