After Kimberly-Clark Corp’s announcement on Saturday, when the company’s US officials stated that their Venezuelan based personal-care factory will stop the production, the Venezuelan government released a statement saying that it will take over the factory, and provide public funds for the nearly 1000 workers.
Only three years after Nicolás Maduro took the lead of Venezuela, following the reign of Hugo Chávez, the once oil-rich state collapsed catastrophically. Today, Venezuela’s economic crisis has left the images of hungry and angry desperate crowds, empty stores, and riots; the inflation has never been higher. Are these images suggesting that Maduro’s government is …
Venezuelan Crisis – After the cities throughout Venezuela were hit by deadly rioting and looting, the majority of the shop owners have barricaded their businesses. In the city of Cumana, where at least five deaths have been reported, store owners literally welded their stores shut.
Across the entire country of Venezuela, people are demanding food, and protests with the slogan “We want food” have spread rapidly. During the last week of Venezuelan food riots, there have been four civilian casualties, including a 17-year-old-boy.
As the local Venezuelan, as well as other world media reported, Nicolas Maduro, the Venezuelan president has once again pushed back the increasing opposition pressure against him and their attempts for a vote in 2016. He has stated that the earliest possibility of a potential recall referendum against his presidential mandate might happen next year.