Maduro vows to take Venezuela out of crisis

Maduro said Venezuela will rise above its challenges
Maduro said Venezuela will rise above its challenges

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro is adamant that his country will rise above the challenges it is now experiencing, despite criticism of his leadership.

Speaking to Jamaican journalists following bilateral talks with Prime Minister Andrew Holness and other government ministers and officials at Jamaica House in Kingston this afternoon, Maduro said his country has endured hard times before and that Venezuela will emerge a stronger country on which Jamaica and others in the region can depend.

Venezuela is currently embroiled in an economic crisis resulting from a plunge in world oil prices. The South American country, which has the world’s largest oil reserves, has been facing a severe shortage of basic food items and medicine, with some analysts predicting that the country could be facing a crisis consistent with famine.

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15 Comments

  1. Face the Facts
    May 23, 2016

    Give Maduro a chance! He was not given an opportunity. The opposition want him out. They have been putting a lot of pressure on him. You never know, he may do better. Everyone deserves a second chance and more.

  2. zeepeq
    May 23, 2016

    shame shame shame the media only tells half the story search for the other half before we comment…..

    • Me
      May 24, 2016

      Go on Zeepec if you know that much tell us the other half of the story and don’t keep us in suspense.

  3. May 23, 2016

    The only way for Maduro to take Venezuela out of crisis is to resign and hand power over to the pro-democracy opposition.

    • forreal
      May 23, 2016

      and who would you have put in power to end the crisis,your people the CIA or even better Donald trump,steve these people oil do not belong to you all,go on fracking stateside and find you all own,stop trying to continue stealing other nations wealth,this is old news now, know who you all are,rip of white race

      • Gary
        May 23, 2016

        Wow, what’s that with your comment about white race such an inappropriate comment.

      • ATKINSON
        May 24, 2016

        Yes, yes, Socialist Maduro, and his crazy government has screwed up venezuela. This is the first time, an OPEC country becomes poor. The mission of the CIA is the run covert action. And maduro is always blaming the america and the CIA from his fail socialist projects. So what should he expect from the CIA. I hope he is ready. Maybe “forreal” you should move to that other socialist paradise Cuba for few month, then you would appreciate what the CIA. Also the pasted or second american ambassador married CIA director william Colby

    • Gary
      May 23, 2016

      Oh,Steve why such nonsense.Do you know who and what the pro-democracy opposition represents.

    • May 23, 2016

      Ridiculous comments about the CIA or Donald Trump aren’t going to work anymore now that the incompetent policies of your Bus Driver In Chief have led to starvation and death.

    • Dante Jones
      May 23, 2016

      The ones who have stolen the country’s wealth are the corrupt socialist regime and their cronies and beneficiaries. Ask the daughters of Chavez how they amassed the kind of wealth they have when their father has been preaching his whole career about how bad it is to be rich. Why does the former president’s brother have his own plane to travel between states when people can barely get tires and replacement parts for their vehicles. No amount of scapegoating will escape those facts.

  4. Zandoli
    May 23, 2016

    So your partner Chavez and you ground the economy into the ground and you still believe you have what it takes to revive the economy?
    You did not do it when the price of oil was high, what makes you think you can do it now?

    Maduro has to step aside and let someone else take charge.

  5. Dominican
    May 23, 2016

    Does he do that by spending yesterday in Jamaica and today in Trinidad at his own invitation.?Looks more like he is seeking assylum. You remember Idi Amin?

  6. cameron
    May 23, 2016

    Maduro step aside dude your a lame duck,Skerrit is your boy,he is next.

  7. Floridian Diaspora
    May 23, 2016

    Maduro and Skeritt are the same thing, they’re both playing like they can do good for their country when in fact they are clueless as to the proper procedures to get their countries back to a commendable state. But yet still I have to say that Maduro is much wiser than Skeritt because at least at this moment he admits that Venezuela is in turmoil whereas Skeritt is defiant. He seems to be happy with the existing mass unemployment and says that Dominica has never been under better leadership than what he is currently offering, much to the satisfaction of himself and his idiotic disciples.

    • forreal
      May 23, 2016

      you are a jackass,every comment you right

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