Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro is a staunch socialist dictator.
He has been running his country for the past 5-years and since taking office, Venezuela has been sliding downhill fast.
Under his rule, Venezuela has seen a significant increase in crime, poverty, inflation and hunger.
There have been reports of hundreds of pregnant women crossing the border into Colombia to have their babies, because conditions in socialist Venezuela have gotten so bad.
Under Maduro’s rule, his Supreme Tribunal (Court) removed power from the National Assembly.
Maduro, realizing he had a constitutional crisis, called for the re-writing of the constitution.
On Thursday, anti-Maduro protesters gathered outside the UN building in New York and they were joined by Nikki Haley, America’s Ambassador to the UN.
(Fox News) – Nikki Haley greeted Venezuelan protesters outside the United Nations demonstrating against the country’s authoritarian President Nicolas Maduro, telling them that the Trump administration has their backs.
In a somewhat unlikely scene, Ambassador Haley walked from her car to a special area designated for protesters set up by the NYPD during United Nations High Level week. Haley encouraged the hundreds of protesters, who seemed to be caught by surprise by her visit that the U.S. was listening.
“We need your voices to be loud, and I will tell you going to tell you the United States voice is going to be very loud,” Haley declared.
She told the cheering protesters about her recent trip to the Colombia-Venezuela border and said that while Maduro is flying around in private jets and eating at nice restaurants ordinary Venezuelans were lucky to get one meal a day as they tried to escape from the country to Colombia…
With megaphone in hand, Haley told the crowd that she had spoken with President Trump about the situation in Venezuela and that he has vowed to not allow Maduro to continue to hurt the Venezuelan people.
A former Venezuelan diplomat said that Haley’s appearance and words gave hope to the people, and especially the women in Venezuela.
Earlier this week, the Trump administration instituted more sanctions against the Maduro government, hoping to strangle them into change.
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