How Chavez turned South America's richest country into a hellhole

“Venezuela has plunged into the abyss…a brutal, corrupt government has turned what has once Latin America’s richest country into a hellhole”, writes Robert Colvile in The Sun, Sunday 26 January.

Presidents Chavez and Maduro nationalised the oil industry, heavily taxed foreign firms, introduced price and currency controls, and seized the goods of private companies.

Robert also highlights the fact that leftwing politicians like Jeremy Corbyn, John McDonnell, and Diane Abbott all praised the Venezuelan revolution that have ruined tens of millions of lives.

Click here to read the full piece on The Sun website.

Date Added: Tuesday 29th January 2019