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Venezuela admits its ever growing dependency from China

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014 - 06:25 UTC
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Venezuela confirmed Monday that its relations with China have become a fundamental pillar for making progress in almost all sectors of its economy. With a new portfolio of accords and almost 5.7 billion in loans, Beijing will provide support in many key areas. Read full article


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  • LEPRecon


    “We've sold Venezuela to China.”

    Jul 22nd, 2014 - 06:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anglotino

    So nice to see Xi Jinping wearing the Venezuelan presidential sash.

    Finally Maduro accepts that Venezuela is now a vassal state of China.

    So glad they escaped the clutches of that dastardly US Empire.

    Jul 22nd, 2014 - 08:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    I assume this South America tour is nothing more than the ruler making sure the new Chinese colonies are all happy little campers all snug in their beds.

    Jul 22nd, 2014 - 12:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    If this keeps up, then surely one would have to rename some parts of south America , to suit the Chinese takeaway ..

    Jul 22nd, 2014 - 06:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 4 Briton

    The new Chinese takeawy in BsAs has been tentativley called 'The Precious' due to the importance of The Dark Country to China.

    We all know where 'The precious' ended up, don't we. :o)

    Jul 22nd, 2014 - 08:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @4 Briton, how about naming China's new colony “Chinezuela ” ?

    Jul 22nd, 2014 - 10:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    I like:

    The Democratic People's Republic of Beijingezuela

    Argentina becomes.....Argenzuelayang


    Jul 23rd, 2014 - 11:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    The Boligarchs have sold a broken and burnt country to the Chinese.

    Is there no end to their effrontery?
    I wonder how much they 'trousered' in US$$ on the QT?

    Currently the 'hard-left' is splitting with the current Admin as they realise that the 'revolution' is a con. They feel betrayed. They have renamed it the 'robalucion'. Which doesn't really need translating...

    Meanwhile an Opposition Mayor has been shot by the Chavistas... not to mention the continuing daily death and destruction. By appproximating last year's figures we can extrapolate that roughly 65-70 persons in Venezueala, (pop. 28 mill. est.), died a violent death solely during Xi Jinping's visit. Not to mention the rapes, muggings, car-jackings and kidnappings.
    Yup, in ONE day!

    Also, just to highlight;
    “only some 10% of Venezuela's arable land is under cultivation ”

    Why is this? In a country where people will queue for 2-3 hours for bread or chicken?
    Where the is NO flour to make the National Dish of Arepas?

    What sort of economic management is this? They have huge oil wealth and a Carribbean coastline... yet are falling back into the Dark Ages...

    I need to stop before my blood actually boils!!

    Jul 23rd, 2014 - 05:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Thank you chaps,

    im surprised CFK has not asked china to pay of all her debts , and restore Argentina prowess to operational purposes in return for undisclosed amount of

    Jul 23rd, 2014 - 06:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    8 ilsen

    sorry to hear, ilsen

    this is no laughing mattter - a crime, pure and simple.

    Now, the courts are completely controlled by Maduro - Lopez is railroaded

    Jul 25th, 2014 - 12:29 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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