Ver abajo para la versión en Español de este artículo./ See below for the Bulgarian version of this article. For most of its recent history, Latin America has been the cradle of the cruellest face of collectivism. From fascist dictatorships to even more cruel socialist dictatorships, collectivism has always been there as the enemy of…

— Véase más abajo para la versión española de este artículo. — The title of this article refers to the cover of the August-22nd edition of Time magazine entitled “Venezuela is dying”. The edition tries to explain how Venezuela, once Latin America’s richest country, fell apart. This not a lie. Part of what I want to…

Before reading this blog post, I recommend spending two minutes at this link from the New York Times. It is a brief description of the corruption scandals in which all the Brazilian presidential line of succession is involved. A list of the richest businessmen in the country would look pretty much alike. Hereafter I don’t…

During IFLRY’s Executive Committee in Santo Domingo in November of 2015, Vente Joven – the Venezuelan liberal youth organization – won the Freedom Award. With the upcoming Venezuelan elections, that turned out to be remarkably open, the Bureau wanted to support their campaign. Among others, Pedro Urruchurtu (25, Vente Joven’s International Officer) was there to…

During IFLRY’s Executive Committee in Santo Domingo in November of 2015, Vente Joven – the Venezuelan liberal youth organization – won the Freedom Award. With the upcoming Venezuelan elections, that turned out to be remarkably open, the Bureau wanted to support their campaign. Among others, Pedro Urruchurtu (25, Vente Joven’s International Officer) was there to…

In the past three weeks Venezuala’s President, Nicolas Maduro, redoubled his efforts to eliminate any kind of opposition and in that way perpetuate his power, following in the footsteps of Castro’s siblings in Cuba. The Bolivarian* dictator sees in each person that tries to think differently an enemy: somebody dangerous that must be eliminated in…