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Opinion | Trump must push out Venezuela’s dictator

Opinion | Trump must push out Venezuela’s dictator

By Josh Beylinson, For The Pitt News

December 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Only with more strategic sanctions and further diplomatic action against Venezuela’s dictator can the country become a democracy and give the right of self-determination to its citizens.

US actions toward Venezuela contradict professed concern

US actions toward Venezuela contradict professed concern

By Gabriela Cadahia | For The Pitt News

June 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Venezuela, once the richest country in Latin America, is currently in the midst of an economic collapse of unprecedented magnitude. Falling oil prices and political corruption have sent the country into a spiral of hyperinflation and hunger that has forced 1.8 million people to flee in the past two ye...

Maduro vs the world: Venezuela’s hopeless crisis

Maduro vs the world: Venezuela’s hopeless crisis

By Saket Rajprohat | Senior Columnist

September 19, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Uncategorized

The streets are filled with protesters. The shelves at grocery stores are empty, and pockets are even emptier. Right now, Venezuela looks bleak — and Veronica, a Venezuelan immigrant living in Pittsburgh who requested that her last name be withheld for her family’s safety, said the country is f...

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