280025Z OCT 17


Venezuela’s socialist government controls the worlds largest proven crude oil reserves but it is someone or something other than its socialist system and general incompetence that is responsible for the country’s impending bankruptcy.


Venezuela could be days away from a financial collapse if its oil empire falls behind on crucial debt payments—a result that would further accelerate the nation’s chaos under President Nicolás Maduro.

But Maduro’s government is already blaming someone else for the potential crisis: President Donald Trump.

“We are starting an era where the dictatorship of the ‘dollar boss’ will not be imposed and we’re ridding ourselves from this supposed threat of Trump,” Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on state-run TV in September.


From CIW NEWS Contributor

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Caracas - capital of Venezuela - is in the middle of the map below.

21.8° N
89.4° W
44.4° W
0.8° S


Caracas, Venezuela

Venezuela (VE) is estimated to have a population of 31.0 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 1.4% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 2.2 million.