Monday, February 13, 2017

Feeling the Bern: Venezuela -- from shortstops to asylum seekers

February 13, 2017

Venezuelans are leaving their failed homeland.........Today, Venezuela is known for asylum seekers, as we saw in news reports........It was not long ago that Venezuela was a destination for people looking for a better life. Today, they are desperately trying to leave. Secondly, a failed economy where the shelves are empty and a loaf of bread is a luxury. Third, indifference from Latin American leaders who refuse to call for change in Venezuela. Once upon a time, we looked forward to that young kid with a glove destined for the major leagues. Today, we greet Venezuelans at the airport leaving their failed homeland............ More

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