The Victims of Communism Foundation's Blog

With each passing day, the news comes from the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is more disturbing. With the distributive socialism of late President Hugo Chávez’s “revolution” breaking down, the regime is forced to hold onto power through extraconstitutional legislation and violence against peaceful pro-democracy protestors. Decreasing global oil prices and flagrant economic mismanagement have plunged the Venezuelan economy into a tailspin. President Nicolás Maduro’s approval rating hovers around twenty percent, and Venezuela’s legislature, the National Assembly (AN), is controlled by a coalition of opposition groups. Since 2014, protests against the regime have erupted all across …

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