Venezuela: From crazy to insane

A couple of stories from Venezuela bring home the reality that the country is falling apart and freedoms are disappearing.   President Maduro has just announced that the government launched a news network to tell the public the truth about the situation in the country: "Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced on Tuesday at a public event that the Government would launch a "Truth News Broadcast" via mandatory radio and television broadcasts to air his Administration performance.  The newscast will be broadcasted at noon and in prime time.    Venezuelan opposition denounces that mandatory radio and television broadcasts constitute misuse of power by the Government, in addition to using state-run media for propaganda.  For its part, the Venezuelan Government argues that mandatory radio and television broadcasts are a necessary tool to broadcast its messages, in order to counteract the alleged "censorship" the private media apply...(Read Full Post)