A brave Venezuelan doctor, at Las Garzas hospital, anonymously sent photos of newborns in boxes to opposition lawmaker/Congressman Manuel Ferreira.
Venezuelans can no longer get their hands on 80% of basic goods (food, medicine, etc). Hospitals and heath clinics are no exception.
A dozen eggs was last reported to cost $150, and the International Monetary Fund “predicts that inflation in Venezuela will hit 720% this year. That might be an optimistic assessment, according to some local economic analysts, who expect the rate to reach as high as 1,200%. GatestoneInstitute
Venezuela’s economy was destroyed by Hugo Chavez’s Utopian Socialist experiment.
For 20 years, Venezuela’s economy was gradually destroyed by ‘Chavismo’, an authoritarian form of Socialism that wrecked the private sector with mass nationalization and regulation. DailyMail
‘Chavismo’ has plunged the country of Venezuela into a nightmare of extreme poverty.
Efforts to convince Maduro to enlist help from outside have failed, according to a report in the Catholic magazine, Crux:
Maduro has refused to accept help from international charitable organizations, including the Vatican-sponsored Caritas Internationalis, which through different affiliates has tried to send medicine and food.
“Denying that there’s a crisis and refusing to let the world send medicine and food is not possible,” said Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino, archbishop of Caracas.
The prelate believes that Maduro is refusing to accept help in an attempt to hide the “very grave situation of total shortage,” which far from improving, he said, continues to deteriorate. GatestoneInstitute
‘Why shouldn’t we enjoy ourselves just because the country is burning?’ DailyMail
Oil-rich Venezuela was once a prospering nation that is now in a death spiral, except for a small group of political elite.
Socialism is not an effective economic system.
“The trouble with Socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.”
Margaret Thatcher said of the British Labor Party:
I think they’ve made the biggest financial mess that any government’s ever made in this country for a very long time, and Socialist governments traditionally do make a financial mess. They always run out of other people’s money. It’s quite a characteristic of them. They then start to nationalise everything, and people just do not like more and more nationalisation, and they’re now trying to control everything by other means.” GatestoneInstitute
Progressive leftist in America are eager to have, more government regulations and more government control of stuff. A government that can not even run an immigration system. A government that initiates and forces with lies a failing healthcare system on Americans.
“Chavismo,” a left-wing political ideology that favors nationalization and social welfare programs over free market development. PBS
This is what progressive leftist are eager for, an ideologue that creates extreme rates of inflation, rising crime and murder rates, allegations of corruption, starving people, lack of medicines in hospitals and heath clinics, and newborn babies in a hospital in boxes instead of nursery bassinets.
Online: Gatestone Institute – Venezuela’s “Death Spiral”
Online: Super-rich Socialists quaff champagne in Venezuela country club while middle class mothers scavenge for scraps in the gutter