Venezuela: Tricks for bucks, Trix from Doral
Tricks for bucks: Sex, Dollar Bills, and the Venezuelan Black Market. Just like in Cuba,
Venezuelans are living in a two-tiered society, in which those with access to dollars can buy goods that are unavailable to others, as Steve Hanke, professor of applied economics at Johns Hopkins University, points out.
Trix from Doral: Shippers send more boxes of groceries from Doral to Venezuela
Companies specialized in shipping boxes to be delivered at people’s front doors in Venezuela say that boxes now carry products not usually sent to that country. Amazon books, spare parts for cars and electronic items are now being replaced with cans of tuna, rice packages, coffee, medicines and even bathing soap.
The BBC visits Hugo Chavez’s own Potemkin village, complete with Chavista tour guide.
Leopoldo Lopez was interviewed from jail. Caracas Chronicles has the story. PanamPost has more on Leopoldo López and the Death of Freedom
The Spirit of Venezuelan Freedom Fighters Will Triumph, Redeem His Sacrifice.
Daniel observes how All is dissolving, slowly but surely