Having lived in Venezuela for 4 years in the early 70's, I have taken special interest in developments in what was, at the time, the richest country in South America. Today Venezuela, thanks to the socialist government brought in by Chavez and Maduro, is one of the poorest countries in South America!
This article caught my eye because it appears that even the military is ready to give up on the socialist experiment that was hailed by the Hollywood left years ago as a marvelous development for the region! Check this story from Bloomberg out! Byt the way, the 500 Bolivar coin pictured here, is not even worth one U.S. penny! https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-05-07/venezuelan-soldiers-said-to-desert-in-droves-with-vote-ahead