Venezuelan Coup/military Revolt?

Discussion in 'What's left to Talk About?' started by MattS, Apr 30, 2019.

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  1. MattS

    MattS Well-Known Member

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    @sabasgr68 - Just saw on the morning news about the call for an uprising. I hope this is the beginning of the end of the suffering, and if the revolution really starts, it is as bloodless and nonviolent as possible.

    Matt
     
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    Prayer & mojo to @sabasgr68 & the people of Venezuela
     
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    Stay safe @sabasgr68 , keep your family safe, and check in when you can.
     
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    Thanks so much, @MattS @tomringg @Aullucci

    Yes, this uprising took us by surprise -sort of-. Thanks God we´re ok.

    The day is about to end, and there´s no significative news to tell regarding the center of power - there are riots and clashes, some wounded, etc.- The BBC and other news channels has been shut down, a radio station too. Internet is slow and intermitent. Twitter and youtube blocked. They have even blocked soundcloud weeks ago -I can no longer hear anything posted here on soundcloud, yes-. The only way is using a vpn, sometimes it works.

    Of course, if there´s anything really important happening, it´s more likely that we know about it after, not before. So we have our ears and eyes open.

    Thanks again!
     
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    Stay safe, and stay away from the danger areas!
     
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    There is video of Maduro's tanks running over civilians. Bless you and your family, @sabasgr68

    We're trying to get through ours without the 'bloody' in revolution.

    * Edit - not tanks, but 'armored vehicles.'
    Best to be as accurate as possible.
     
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    Cuidate!
     
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    May you, your family and your friends get through this safely.
     
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    Our thoughts are with you, stay safe.
    And if you need any help with keeping up with your Twitter feeds, let us know. FYI Kim Kardashian bought a new handbag, and it's fabulous! ;)
     
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    Even if there is a change of government, what can they really do? The economy is largely oil based, and they can't make much money there now. The big companies are stuffed with largely unproductive workers, and if they were fired where would they find jobs? There isn't an easy solution.
     
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    Maduro government has been using Cuban security and just a few months ago several Russian "Advisors" showed up at the airport. This makes it it more easy to put a heavy hand on the people. With Russians there it also helps restrict what outside groups will try to do inside the country unless the Russians decide to take the day off. It's May Day by the way.
     
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    Prayers to the people of Venezuela. Stay safe @sabasgr68
     
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    Sabas, you and your family are in my prayers, and your country as well of course.
     
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    Yup Marudo did that to keep us from possibly stepping in. Also at some point his troops will not want to shoot at their own people. Now his own troops have to worry about being shot by his new troops if they turn.
    So many Cubans over there maybe now is the time to start up Cuba insurgancy before they can get troops back : )
    Also heard Marudo was on the plane ready to leave and Putin called him up and said stay, we got you covered. Just something about power structures that just hate freedom. Hell, seems half of the subjugated hate it too.
     
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    Saw it on news and of f you man, God Bless
     
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    Best of luck and stay safe.
     
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    such a sad situation.....
     
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