Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Announces New Economic Policies

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Announces New Economic Policies

Confusion reigns in Venezuela as President Nicolas Maduro attempts to combat the historic economic crisis in his country. Turbulence ensued after he made substantial changes to the structure of its currency, hiked taxes, and minimum wage. He also restructured the fuel prices. On Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, he announced the changes. Maduro’s financial plan began […]

Venezuela Installs Fingerprint Scanners to Fight Food Shortages

Venezuela Installs Fingerprint Scanners to Fight Food Shortages

Venezuela will begin phasing in a program to install 20,000 fingerprint scanners at grocery stores across the nation. This program was initially spearheaded by President Nicolas Maduro, who said the rationing system will reduce panic purchasing and food hoarding. Since 2014, there have been extended lines at grocery stores and markets across Venezuela due to shortages […]

Venezuela Woman Becomes Rebel Leader

Venezuela Woman Becomes Rebel Leader

On Monday night, new protests took place in the capital of Venezuela with an escalation of violence that has the government shaken. In Caracas, the outbreak of activists turned into a riot until the police dispersed the crowd with water cannons and tear gas. After most of the opposition leaders have been silenced by the […]

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