Socialism for the 21st century!
The Economist gets it,
Following the Mugabe model. Spot the difference: Venezuela today looks like Zimbabwe 15 years ago
the key similarity between the two regimes is not their thuggishness but their economic ineptitude. Both believe that market forces can be bossed around like soldiers on parade. In both cases, the results are similar: shortages, inflation and tumbling living standards.
In other Venezuelan news,
Low Water Levels Mean Lights May Go Out in Caracas – they already do.
Does A PDVSA Bond Exist If Nobody Pays Attention To It?
Fun with numbers, Datanálisis style. Your no-BS breakdown on the latest Datanalisis poll, which is basically quantified doom-and-gloom.
Venezuelan Crisis Hits Everyone, Soccer Stars Included.Once the Game Ends, Rondón Turns to Family Concerns