US Opinion and Commentary

“VOA will present the policies of the United States clearly and effectively, and will also present responsible discussion and opinion on these policies.” — VOA Charter

Showing Archived Posts

We Ignore Venezuela’s Imminent Implosion at our Peril

Posted May 2nd, 2016 at 4:28 pm (UTC-5)
Comments are closed

Gangs of regime thugs now roam the streets on motorcycles and attack opposition gatherings. Meanwhile, the government is essentially shutting itself down…Remarkably, most of the Western hemisphere is studiously ignoring this meltdown. The Obama administration and Washington’s Latin America watchers are obsessed with the president’s pet project, the opening to Cuba.

Saving Venezuela

Posted March 24th, 2016 at 10:16 am (UTC-5)
Comments are closed

Standing up for freedom and justice is perhaps the very essence of the United States…. Yet, there is a humanitarian disaster in danger of slipping under our radar close to home. In Venezuela, an entire nation stands on the brink of a man-made catastrophe.

Chavismo in Pieces

Posted December 8th, 2015 at 12:29 pm (UTC-5)
Comments are closed

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has never had a chance to move into his country’s official presidential palace, which is still occupied by the daughter of his predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez. And after yesterday’s crushing legislative defeat, odds are that Maduro will never need to call the movers.