US Congress Asleep At Desk….

Can you imagine what people in other countries think when they find out that members of the US Congress sleep at their desks?

Members of the US Congress to poor to afford their own residences? Are so frugal they would rather sleep at their desks?

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Escaping Venezuela: They pour into Brazil by the thousands looking for work

Luis Baena shares a room with 127 other men.

During the day he looks for work or sings on the streets of downtown São Paulo for a few reais. When he sits down for a meal, he feels pangs of guilt, wondering whether his wife and children back in Venezuela even have food on the table. The last time he spoke with them, they were making do with cachapas, a corn pancake with beans, and eating once, maybe twice a day.

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If after reading you would like to help Sotillo’s wife, Amarilys, and raffle and donations are being held at this site.

Nicolás Maduro wins the Presidential Elections in Venezuela

With more than 67 percent of the votes, Nicolás Maduro is re-elected after a poll that took place in an atmosphere of peace.

 

The candidate of the Frente Amplio de la Patria, or FAP, a coalition of leftists and communists parties, Nicolás Maduro, is the winner of the presidential elections in Venezuela this Sunday with 5,823,728 votes, reported the National Electoral Council (CNE).

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