Saturday, March 29, 2014

Venezuela: 'After being promised paradise we are living in a nightmare.'

Greed.  Corruption.  Leftist Ideology.  Hand-in-hand.
A number of people have been murdered, some of them right in front of cameras, and the government is censoring the news-- even to the point of removing the Internet access from a whole region of the country, in order to prevent the ability of people there to organize using social media. In addition to confirmation from Twitter that it was blocked in Venezuela, additional confirmation of internet censorship comes from the services Hotspot Shield and TunnelBear, who have made their apps available for free to the people living in Venezuela.

No matter one’s political opinion and thoughts about the Venezuelan government, it has committed and is now committing terrible crimes against its citizens. While all this violence was going on, President Nicolás Maduro was congratulating the colectivos, and calling for peace, while some of his governors were calling for a “fulminant counterattack” using Twitter, on a demonstration where a young woman died, shot possibly by the colectivos, and the president himself ordered a pro-government demonstration in the same place where an opposition demonstration was already scheduled.
We are watching our future if more Leftists are elected president.

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