Venezuelan Violence Stems from Corruption

Corruption leads to short-cuts; why worry about renewing your driver’s license when you can just pay-off any cop who stops you. Over the years it appears that various Latin-American countries have vied for the title of most violent. It used to be Columbia’s dubious title when the drug cartels were running things. The Medellín CartelContinue reading “Venezuelan Violence Stems from Corruption”

Monica Spear’s Murder Shines Light on Venezuela’s Violent Crime/Se resalta la violencia venezolana con la muerte de Mónica Spear

Below is a statement from a 30-year old Venezuelan currently living abroad. His disgust with his home, in the wake of recent events, is evident from his comments. The murder of former Miss Venezuela Monica Spear has focused the world’s attention on Venezuela’s sky-rocketing crime rate. The young ex-patriot laments the fact that on aContinue reading “Monica Spear’s Murder Shines Light on Venezuela’s Violent Crime/Se resalta la violencia venezolana con la muerte de Mónica Spear”