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Formerly Prosperous Venezuela Is Now Poorest Country in Western Hemisphere

Monday, February 20, 2017 16:24
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Thanks to its abundant natural resources, Venezuela used to be the richest country in Latin America. That was before socialists took power. Now,

In 2016 Venezuela became the poorest nation in the Western hemisphere, sinking below Haiti and Cuba, according to new statistics released by la Encuesta Nacional de Condiciones de Vida (Encovi).

According to these statistics, 82% of Venezuelan households are poor.

If Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro could do this to Venezuela, Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren and whoever comes next could do it to the USA by applying the same devastating ideology.


On a tip from J.


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