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    Trump Tells Venezuelan Military to Ditch Maduro

    Speaking at Florida International University yesterday, President Trump assured military leaders in the crisis-racked country they’ll “lose everything” if they continue backing embattled President Nicolás Maduro. In response, Maduro slammed Trump’s “Nazi-style” remarks, as well as his belief that a U.S. leader could influence Venezuela’s armed forces.

    What’s the next boiling point? All eyes are on a potentially tense showdown Saturday, when opposition leader Juan Guaidó will attempt to bring humanitarian aid in from neighboring Colombia.

    Read this OZY analysis of why Venezuela’s standoff is socialist vs. socialist.

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