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Washington DC, OAS special meeting Permanent Council on Thursday 24 January 2019

The Chair of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States, Ambassador Carlos Calles Castillo, Permanent Representative of El Salvador, presents his compliments to all the delegations and has the honor to advise them that, at the request of the Permanent Missions of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru, and the United States
( CP/INF. 8180/19 ), he has called a special meeting of the Council for January 24, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. in the the Simón Bolívar Room, to consider "The recent developments in Venezuela," in accordance with the accompanying order of business.

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Venezuela is in the vise-grip of a deep crisis; this much was undeniable even prior to the release of a 400-page report by a dubious "independent panel of experts" at the Organization of American States (OAS).

For the past several years, the South American country has been mired in crippling inflation, major shortages of food and goods, and widespread political turmoil. Tens of thousands of desperate people have spilled across the border, multiplying the presence of unauthorized Venezuelan migrants across the Andes. Cities have witnessed violent clashes between the anti-Chavista­ U.S.-backed opposition and the elected government of President Nicolas Maduro and the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela, with opposition forces firebombing public transportation systems and children's hospitals, and even burning alleged Chavistas alive in broad daylight.

Meanwhile, the streets themselves -- deprived of economic security - have become the stage for a virtual war between criminal elements, both organized and unorganized, and state security forces.

Do I smell another Maidan Revolt or Colour Uprising ??

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.

by Oui on Thu Jan 24th, 2019 at 05:19:47 PM EST

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