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Venezuelan soldiers steal goats because no food is left in the barracks

Monday, May 16th 2016 - 18:49 UTC
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The situation in Venezuela has become so bad that even soldiers are struggling to support themselves. Over the weekend, six members of the Venezuelan military were detained by local authorities for stealing goats, the Venezuelan newspaper El Nacional reported on Sunday. It said the soldiers confessed to stealing the goats and said they did it to feed themselves, since they had no food left in their barracks. Read full article

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  • Briton

    The news on the grapevine says Venezuela is about to explode into violence,

    but one may ask, that if this happens, who will get dragged into this mess
    seeing as they blame the Americans, will they then get involved .

    May 16th, 2016 - 06:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    I wish that America could rightfully claim credit for this regime's undoing.

    Cause of death:

    Self inflicted injury due to adherence to commie ideology.

    Hey Maduro, do you think that Boston will offer you food aid?

    May 16th, 2016 - 10:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    I was talking to a friend who is studying architecture and live sin Cuidad Guyana. He was recently robbed of his mobile phone and can't afford a new one as it is the same price as a car. He is waiting for family overseas to send him a new one.

    It is such a shame, because Venezuela has the resources to be the richest country in the Americas.

    May 16th, 2016 - 10:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    The Age of commodity based wealth is over.

    May 16th, 2016 - 11:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    No it isn't.

    Simple statement from a simple person.

    The ability of a country to generate wealth is multi-faceted.

    Commodity booms come and go. Just because this one is over doesn't mean there won't be another one.

    May 17th, 2016 - 01:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    The US is located in the americas, dumbass.

    Chavistan could ever only rival the US in your deluded dreams.

    May 17th, 2016 - 01:03 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Yes yes yes. America doesn't have the world's highest GDP per capita.

    I said richest, not largest economy.

    There are plenty of countries with a richer population than the US. The US is not the benchmark for everything as much as Americans think it is.

    May 17th, 2016 - 02:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Lol.

    “richest country”

    You spend a disproportionate amount of time trying to defend things that on their face are obviously false.

    May 17th, 2016 - 02:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Yes yes chronic.

    Well at least we agree you're an idiot.

    May 17th, 2016 - 07:32 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Coffeeboy, I would point out that you are truly lacking in intellect and that you are equally dishonest but the first is unfathomable by you and the second only an abstract concept lacking any personal reality for you.

    May 17th, 2016 - 11:23 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Mendoza Canadian

    And yet again they are blaming the US for giving dead Chavez cancer...and la cretina and the rest of the presidents in SA who got cancer over the last few years. Talk about desperate. MadNiky did say he was going to prove that theory when Hugo died (in Cuba). I think there will be some start-up implosions today...

    May 18th, 2016 - 11:16 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    Wer the goats mad?

    May 20th, 2016 - 01:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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