Socialists LIE, People Die
Laura Hollis spotlights worsening loss of life in Venezuela thanks to collectivism
May 12, 2017 by LAURA HOLLIS
Last weekend’s Wall Street Journal featured yet another article about Venezuela. Titled simply, “Venezuela is starving,” the article starts with a subhead about how Venezuela was “once Latin America’s richest country.” It goes on to describe how Venezuela has degenerated into a hellhole of widespread starvation: Venezuelans are forced to forage through garbage looking for anything edible. Farmers, already decimated by shortages and government price controls, have their meager crops stolen right out of the ground. Eleven percent of the children in some of the poorest areas are at risk of death from severe acute malnutrition. Nearly 20 percent of children under 5 across the country are chronically malnourished. The situation for adults is not much better.
The food shortage is one of many crises facing the country…
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