A Stalin-esque Nightmare Is Befalling Venezuela

op-ed | Alvaro Vargas Llosa
Reuters, YouTube screenshot/Liam Dominic Fanning

The reasons for optimism are as scarce as credible electoral records

Totalitarian Venezuela Gets A Glowing Lecture Series From Expensive CA College

Education | Eric Owens
Reuters, YouTube screenshot/Scripps College

For $69,260 per year, you can learn about the benefits of catastrophic inflation and eating zoo animals

Trump Still Dangling Oil Sanctions Over Maduro's Head

Energy | Tim Pearce
U.S. President Trump talks with U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Haley as they attend a session at UN Headquarters in New York

‘If things don’t improve’

Sovereignty Be Damned: United Nations Shows Its True Colors in Guatemala

Opinion | Steve Hecht
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 01: Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, speaks at the United Nations General Assembly on October 1, 2015 in New York City. Netanyahu spoke at length about the nuclear deal with Iran. World leaders gathered for the 70th session of the annual meeting. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

The Guatemalan people, especially its indigenous population, long for freedom and opportunity.

Marxism Stumbles On In Venezuela, North Korea And US Healthcare

Opinion | Dan Jones
A Miami sign directing people to where they can sign up for Obamacare, before the Feb. 15 deadline. Joe Raedle/Getty Images.

Unless these three disastrous practices are abandoned, American healthcare will continue down the same trajectory.

Here's How Every World Leader (That Matters) Reacted To Trump's UN Speech

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
US President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd Annual UN General Assembly in New York on September 19, 2017. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

‘I think it’s a very welcome statement’

Trump Leaves Tap Open To Venezuelan Oil During Harvey And Irma Recovery

Energy | Tim Pearce
The oil tanker Karvounis lies at anchor stranded off the coast of Louisiana

‘Not at the expense of American motorists’

Trump Hits Maduro Regime With New Financial Sanctions

Politics | Will Racke
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro talks to the media during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela August 22, 2017. REUTERS/Marco Bello

‘Deny the Maduro dictatorship a critical source of financing’

Venezuelans In Exile Lobby Trump

Opinion | Bruce Majors
Demonstrators clash with riot security forces while rallying against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela, July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins - RTX3DCOA

The country’s dictator, Nicolas Maduro, has taken over the judicial branch.

Latin American Leaders Close Ranks Around Venezuela After Trump's Talk Of Military Action

World | Will Racke
DECEMBER 03: President of Bolivia Evo Morales (L) greets Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro at a memorial tribute for former President of Cuba Fidel Castro at the Antonio Maceo Revoloution Square before his burial tomorow on December 3, 2016 in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. Mr. Castro died on November 25th at the age of 90 and the country is in the midst of a 9 day mourning period that lasts until his funeral on Sunday in Santiago de Cuba at the CementerioÊSanta Ifigenia. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘Military intervention shouldn’t even be considered’

Trump Sanctions Maduro For What Obama's Ambassador Does In Guatemala

Opinion | Steve Hecht

Under this approach, Guatemala would join Maduro and his authoritarian allies.

Trump Refuses Call From Venezuelan Dictator

Politics | Rachel Stoltzfoos
Demonstrators clash with riot security forces while rallying against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela, July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins - RTX3DCOA

Until ‘Democracy Is Restored In That Country’

Trump Won't 'Rule Out' Military Action Against Venezuela

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Trump's golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey U.S. August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Something that we could pursue’

Desperate For Cash, Venezuela Gives Putin Control Of Oil Assets

World | Will Racke
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro during a meeting on the sidelines of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) summit in Tehran on November 23, 2015. PHOTO: Getty Images/AFP/ALEXEI DRUZHININ

‘They know this is a weak government’

Maduro Asks For UN Meeting With Trump As Venezuela Crumbles

World | Will Racke
Nicolas Maduro, President of Venezuela, addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters on September 29, 2015 in New York City. World leaders gathered for the 70th annual UN General Assembly meeting. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

‘Mr. Donald Trump, here is my hand.’

Venezuela's Economy Is So Bad, Citizens Can't Afford A $0.001 Ice Cream Cone

World | Will Racke
Anti-government activists protest in Venezuela's third city, Valencia, on August 6, 2017, a day after a new assembly with supreme powers and loyal to President Nicolas Maduro started functioning in the country. In the video posted online earlier, allegedly at an army base used by the National Bolivarian Armed Forces in Valencia, a man presenting himself as an army captain declared a "legitimate rebellion... to reject the murderous tyranny of Nicolas Maduro" and demanded a transitional government and "free elections." After the video surfaced, military chiefs said troops had put down the "terrorist" attack. PHOTO: Getty Images/Ronaldo SCHEMIDT

The wages of ‘Bolivarian’ socialism