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Fri Feb 2, 2018, 04:21 PM

19. The military is fully infiltrated over the last 18 years with Cuban advisers and sympathizers

 

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Over 4000 generals (who are highly paid with oil money... which now the military controls entirely) who are loyal to the paradigm that keeps them in the loot. You won't find them too keen on overturning the gravy train. If there is even a whiff of a coup, Maduro will know about it very quickly and it will be put down very efficiently. He has surrounded himself and the rest of the Chavista hierarchy with a praetorian guard.

While the troops are barely fed and their uniforms hang on them due to borderline starvation, groups* specifically loyal to The Revolucion are well paid and well fed, in addition to well armed. (see well fed paramilitary colectivo pallbearers below)




*PNB (Bolivarian National Police), GNB (Bolivarian National Guard), SEBIN (Bolivarian Intelligence Service), and Chavismo's version of Hitlers Brown Shirts, the colectivos. You will kindly notice that the word VENEZUELA does not occur in their titles, as they do not serve Venezuela. They serve... the Revolucion.

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