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Posted on 02/17/2014 4:50:18 PM PST by Kartographer
The question here is who is most adrift in Venezuela today, the regime or the opposition? The crisis that started late January in Tachira has spread as no other crisis has spread in Venezuela since "el caracazo" when looting happened in all major cities, to varied extent for sure, but enough to leave a memory.
This time around is not about looting, is not about kicking Chavez out, it is about a country that sees a devastating economic crisis ahead and the implied final loss of hope. Failure to understand that is a major handicap in trying to speculate on "what next?".
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Canary in the coal mine?
Perhaps this is what David Wilkerson talked about in 1973?
major economic crisis has been going on for a decade, what is happening now is a “dirty war”
Will this be a revolution or a civil war or a combination thereof?
Cuber has lasted as a Workers' Paradise for decades.
That’s a good one. I just hope the thuggish support-types are identified and publicly punished. Remember the ton ton macute in Haiti when it fell? Payback is a b-—h.
How is 2000’s Venezuela different from 1950’s Cuba?
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