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The Cubanization of Venezuela: Bloody repression

The recent farcical elections in Venezuela were not the beginning of the Cubanization of that country, but it did mark the beginning of a more aggressive, Castro-style campaign to consolidate power and further entrench the dictatorial Chavista regime. Under the direction of Castro dictatorship "advisers," who are in reality calling all the shots in Venezuela, the regime has initiated a campaign of bloody repression aimed at violently quashing the country's pro-democracy opposition.

The gruesome and disturbing photograph below is of a 19-year-old Venezuelan university student who dared to take to the streets and demand democracy in his country. The Venezuelan National Guard, which has become the equivalent of Cuba's monstrous State Security, violently attacked this young man, scarring him for life both physically and psychologically.

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Brutal repression by Venezuela's National Guard against a 19 year old student
April 21 - His crime? Joining a protest to ask for a recount of the votes after last Sunday's fraud. (via TheRealCuba.com)

This photograph represents only the beginning of the Cubanization of Venezuela. Unfortunately, this young man is not the first victim and neither will he be the last as long as the world keeps looking away and the Castro-controlled Chavista regime remains in power.

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