El Monje

The Week in Bullets

Fake it until you make it? Nah We went all crazy on Monday when once again the government announced there was going to be a minister rotation. The ministers put their positions at Maduro’s disposal and nothing happened. A symbolic gesture perhaps to catch everybody offguard as they announced some pretty disturbing news. And the boy…

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When did freedom die?

Last night, Nicolás Maduro announced that all purchases at every supermarket, convenience store, and mom-and-pop abasto would have to be verified through a fingerprint scanner in order to prevent people from purchasing too much – an electronic rationing card. The cadification of the Venezuelan economy is complete. Listen, about ten years ago, some distant relatives from Venezuela…