Author Archives: Ira Ratner

Venezuela Boils – Our Best Effort to Update!

By The Time You Read This News From Venezuela, It Will Be Old News! Daily reports from Venezuela are almost close to useless these days, because things are changing by the hour. By the time a reporter takes pen to paper (you hopefully understand the metaphor), and until it gets printed or published online or spoken on TV, it’s old ...

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6 Predictions for the Continued Demise of Venezuela in 2019

As Venezuela sinks deeper into total meltdown, past predictions about what the Bolivarian Revolution would ultimately mean for the country, haven’t come to be. Since Hugo Chavez first took office democratically in 1999 (subsequent ballot wins were fraudulent because of Chavismo control of state resources to finance campaigns, as well as other vote meddling factors like intimidation, coercion, etc.)… To ...

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