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1544, 16 May 16

White House Urges Dialogue in Venezuela

One might suggest that this president take some of his own advice.

Washington (AFP) – The White House expressed concern about Venezuela’s rapidly worsening political situation Monday, urging President Nicolas Maduro to listen to critics inside the country or risk deepening the crisis.

Treading carefully to avoid making Washington a foil for the country’s populist leaders, White House spokesman Josh Earnest described recent reports from Venezuela as “breathtaking.”

“The conditions for the Venezuelan population are terrible,” he said as the country braced for more upheaval.

President Nicolas Maduro is preparing to unveil the scope of a new emergency decree as the opposition readies protests against what it calls a bid to cling to power.


1544, 16 May 2016

1 Comment

  1. Kevin Scheunemann

    Good case study.

    Socialists take over country.

    Socialists completely destroy the country.

    People of that country suffer.

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