Socialist Insanity in Venezuela Leads to No Plane Seats


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Maduro recently set up a new telephone hotline, 0-800-SABOTAGE, for Venezuelans to report illegal economic activity.

Price Controls Make Venezuela the Only Country in the World where Used Cars Cost More than New


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Despite having the cash in hand, he’s regularly turned away from dealerships due to years-long waiting lists.

Venezuela Nationalizes Toilet Paper Factory to Cope with Toilet Paper Shortage


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” Now I had to spend 30 percent of my monthly salary on toilet paper if I wanted to maintain my hygiene.”

Chavez Still Destroying Venezuela’s Economy From Beyond the Grave


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The bet on gold that former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made in the final years of his life is collapsing at the wrong time for his country.

Venezuelans Reduced to Hunting for Toilet Paper with Smartphones


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Socialism. It really, really, really doesn’t work.

Socialist Venezuela Moves to Food Rationing


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Products to be covered by the system include rice, milk, toothpaste and diapers.

Socialist Venezuela Raids Toilet Paper and Diaper Hoarders


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The existence of a black market in diapers and toilet paper is a sign of just how badly the economy is failing.

Venezuelan Socialist Paradise: “We Depend Completely on the Dollar”


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“The only way your savings are really savings is by turning them into dollars. If you have them as bolivars, they will devalue so utterly fast that there’s just no point.”

“Fidel Told Me He Did Not Understand Why Commandante Chavez had Not Finished with Bourgeois Elections”


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“There are ministers here, buddy, you do not even know what they do. And most likely, they’re stealing, Palacios, because they think this is going to crumble.”

Socialism Causes Toilet Paper Shortage in Venezuela


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“The revolution will bring the country the equivalent of 50 million rolls of toilet paper,” Fleming told a state news agency.