Socialism is a curse that should be wished only on one’s worst enemies. Any society that embraces it will eventually become sick and weak.
Venezuela was developing and prospering rapidly during the 1980s and ’90s. Then the country went hard-line socialist.
Venezuelans are accustomed to severe shortages of cooking oil, diapers and other staple products. But those hoping to buy what they could find got a new unpleasant surprise this week.
Now the Venezuelan government is rationing electricity. See here.