American free-market policies must rescue Venezuela from COVID-19

Food shortages, hyperinflation, and government corruption are all too common in socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro's Venezuela.  The people of Venezuela are struggling to meet basic needs such as toilet paper and proper sanitation.  The emergence of COVID-19 has only exacerbated the humanitarian crisis in the country.  Many educated professionals have already fled Venezuela to seek opportunities and a better quality of life elsewhere, and the doctors left are working on a limited capacity within a flawed health care system built by harmful socialist policies. Venezuela is a failed socialist state.  According to the United Nations, close to three quarters of Venezuelans are resorting to "food-related coping strategies," which include skipping meals, leading to malnourishment.  The situation in Venezuela is dire.  More than 5 million people have fled the country, an exodus similar to the...(Read Full Post)
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