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Venezuela, the Failed State on Our Doorstep

Cars parked in line to refill gasoline in San Antonio, near Caracas, Venezuela, September 9, 2020. (Manaure Quintero/Reuters) How Maduro’s regime is hanging on, two years after an uprising against it — and what Biden should do about it. Two years ago, on April 30, 2019, the Venezuelan people took…
bubmag
May 9, 2021
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Venezuela prosecutor who defied Maduro implicated in bribery

MIAMI (AP) — A former Venezuelan attorney general who defied President Nicolas Maduro by siding with his opponents has been implicated in a major corruption case involving a Venezuelan businessman who this week pleaded guilty to paying $1 million in bribes, two people familiar with the case said Thursday. The…
bubmag
April 23, 2021
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Dear Normal: Were you really that great in first place?

Dear Normal, Everyone wants you back. It seems every day of this late-stage pandemic era is marked with someone wistfully talking about Normal: going back to you, starting new with you. It’s all about norms and normalcy. All about you. As for me, I’m not so interested in Normal. I…
bubmag
March 29, 2021
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Venezuela’s Maduro proposes paying for coronavirus vaccines with oil

Venezuela has received vaccine doses from allies Russia and China. By REUTERS   MARCH 29, 2021 03:06 A scientist conducts research on a vaccine for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at the laboratories of RNA medicines company Arcturus Therapeutics in San Diego, California, U.S., March 17, 2020. (photo credit: BING GUAN/REUTERS)…
bubmag
March 29, 2021
Maduro

Facebook Freezes Venezuela President’s Page Over COVID-19 Misinformation

Facebook said Saturday that it was “freezing” Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s page for a month after repeated violations of the platform’s rules against Covid-19 misinformation. The social media giant has faced criticism over the spread of virus-related false information on its network, and has said it is ramping up efforts…
bubmag
March 27, 2021
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Facebook freezes Venezuela leader’s page over Covid misinformation

Facebook said Saturday that it was "freezing" Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's page for a month after repeated violations of the platform's rules against Covid-19 misinformation. The social media giant has faced criticism over the spread of virus-related false information on its network, and has said it is ramping up efforts…
bubmag
March 27, 2021