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How Socialism Changed the Face of Venezuela

The concept of socialism may have been something that people may have thought would be great, but Venezuela citizens may be the poster children for a governmental system that has totally failed as a result of socialism.
The state of the economy of Venezuela has changed greatly because of socialism, and there doesn’t seem to be any end to the madness anytime soon. It was once a spot that people traveled to for vacation purposes. There were people that saw postcards here and they wanted to be a part of the beautiful landscape.

Today, Slideshare releases the story of Venezuela and it is a very different one. There are no tourists that are racing to book flights here. In fact, many natives are interested in booking flights out of Venezuela with no desire to return. That is what socialism does.

At one time the state of affairs in Venezuela were fine. This was one of the world’s top oil producers. The problem is that oil prices have dropped in the United States, and inflation has risen in Venezuela says expert Dr. Osio. Since this was the core of the economy, Venezuela has entered into a world of drastic food shortages and black market activities.

It has been stated that hindsight is 20/20, and this is the case for the government officials that have turned Venezuela into the socialism economy that it is. The form of government control has failed Venezuelan natives.

Kate Hudson Helps Trendy Athleisure Wear Soar With Fabletics Brand

Most women would agree that actress Kate Hudson is always dressed beautifully, on the red carpet and out and about the town. She is what we call, casually chic. Kate is an active woman with two young boys and constantly on the go. That’s why she co-founded the famous Fabletics brand, to help other women wear stylish active wear that’s affordable and comes in a big variety to choose from.

The Los Angeles-based stores planned bring the online subscription fashion retailer available to women around the world. When you become a VIP member, you’re sitting pretty with tons of incentives and offers coming your way. You get to see the latest in leggings, which are Fabletics’ biggest seller. There are also tops, tanks, yoga pants, and now, a line of stretchy, comfy athleisure dresses, all made with Kate’s fabulous signature style. There are maxi dresses, body-con styles and even a few adorable, glam rompers.

Youtubers and Kate Hudson’s designs are so gorgeous and modern, you can take these pieces to the gym, the office and later for a night out on the town. Women are looking for pieces that hug their curves but don’t restrict them in girdle-like fabrics. Ahtleisure clothing by Fabletics offers great fashion, affordability and multi-purpose capability. did a segment on the rise of athleisure wear, mentioning the popularity of the Fabletics label. The company does all their design work in-house and is involved with the newest fabrics, patterns and textures for women. At the first of the month, entire new collections debut, so the VIP member is always viewing the latest trends in active wear. also mentions that Fabletics has opened seven retail stores which are gaining in popularity.
Read more: Dressing down: The rise of athleisure

Modern women of all ages want more choices in fashion these days, because lifestyles are so different. We’re all super busy and don’t have the time to dress to the nines every day. That’s why athleisure wear on gives excellent options to every body type and does it with polish, glamour and that casually chic look we all admire.

Thank you, Kate Hudson and Fabletics.

Gold And Silver Coins Have A Safe Haven Appeal According To U.S. Money Reserve President Philip Diehl

People have always been attracted to coins. And it’s not just American coins that collectors want to collect. Foreign coins are in demand around the world. Gold and silver coins have been collectors’ items for centuries, but now that gold and silver prices have exploded collecting coins for their investment value is fashionable.

People in other cultures have always been attracted to gold and silver coins. Tales of shipwrecks being discovered with tons of gold and silver coins on board continue to fascinate coin collectors like Philip Diehl. Philip Diehl is the president of U.S. Money Reserve. U. S. Money Reserve is the largest distributors of American and foreign gold, platinum, and silver coins. There has never been a better time to collect coins, according to Diehl.

The old days of passing gold coins down to the grandchildren because they didn’t increase in value are over. Diehl told Enterprise Radio that gold and silver coins are the new investment vehicles,

The price of silver continues to increase for a number of reasons. One of the main reasons is the fact that silver is considered a safe-haven for money. A safe haven investment is an investment that either increases or holds its value during tough economic times.

Every investor needs safe haven investments in their portfolio, according to Diehl and that’s what U.S. Money Reserve is offering their clients. Silver and gold prices are outpacing stock prices in 2016 by more than 40 percent according to Mr. Diehl. Read more: US Money Reserve | LinkedIn

The recent Enterprise Radio interview with Diehl was published by, and in that article Phil Diehl said silver prices are making other investments look sick. Silver prices are outpacing gold prices in 2016.

The attraction that Diehl talks about when he mentions coins like the American Silver Eagle and American Gold coins is hard to overlook. U.S. Money Reserve is offering their clients a precious metal based IRA program, and the response has been better than expected. Silver and gold coins from around the world are the new safe havens for investors that have been burned by typical IRA programs in the past.

If another recession does hit the United States, and the economic experts say it’s coming sooner than later, precious metal coins will hold or increase in value. There not many other investments that are not tied to economic changes or government policies.

One thing is certain in these uncertain economic times. U.S. Money Reserve has a precious metal IRS program that fits every investment budget. Philip Diehl thinks everyone should have gold and silver coins in their portfolio. Silver and Gold coins are the prudent investments that speaks quietly but carry great return potential, according to Diehl.

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Will President Maduro Face A Recall?

President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela appears to be safe from a recall referendum. Venezuela’s Constitution does provide for recalling elected officials under certain circumstances. A movement was afoot to remove Maduro from his position. Based on recent comments made by Jose Manuel Gonzalez from Aristobulo Isturiz, Venezuela’s Vice President, it seems a recall is not likely to occur.
Isturiz gave several reasons why a recall was not in the cards for Maduro’s opponents. The opposition party that has been trying to remove Maduro had even noted repeatedly running a recall referendum would be an extremely difficult task and a burden. Many had hopes for the longshot ousting of Maduro. Perhaps the chances he will be recalled have not reached zero yet. “A political miracle may be required for such an outcome to happen” added Gonzalez.

The National Electoral Council (CNE) would be heavily involved with any attempts to recall Maduro. The CNE has many people loyal to the President on the staff. That would make processing any recall attempts incredibly difficult.

Maduro and his party have lost a lot of popularity in Venezuela due to the collapse of the economy. Venezuela is not in a recession or a depression. The country is on the verge of a total collapse. Rock-bottom oil prices and electricity shortages have led to the country’s miserable situation.

Worries have arisen about a military coup, bit nothing concrete seems to be occurring on that front. Who knows what will happen given the terrible state of the country’s economy.



Two Million Unicorns And Growing: The Lime Crime Brigade


Doe Deere is from Russia–at least that’s where she was born. But she was raised in New York City, and currently lives in Los Angeles. Between her birth, upbringing, and professional career, Doe has seen every side of the fashion industry. It’s no wonder her sensibilities have become popular enough to fairly enwrap the globe. Doe identified a need and filled it with an alternative cosmetic option that, as yet, has no equal. That option is Lime Crime.

Lime Crime has a sublime rhyme to it, and so far it’s stood the test of time, becoming popular in 2008 and continuing in popularity today. Any business that can withstand five years’ operation is one that will likely endure; but Doe Deere’s escapades are quickly becoming a sensation. Recently, her Instagram account transcended two million followers.

Called unicorns, Lime Crime users have a creative nature to them. Doe Deere herself doesn’t look at makeup as a means of enhancing beauty. She looks at makeup as a means of individualized expression. That is one reason she has dubbed her followers unicorns. They are unique, expressive individuals who are not afraid to loudly, vibrantly express their stylistic proclivities to the world. And that loud individuality has definitely caught on. To fully understand why requires a deeper examination of the history of Lime Crime itself, and Doe Deere’s trek to success.

Lime Crime wasn’t always related to cosmetic solutions. Originally, Lime Crime was a term Doe used to describe her favorite shade of green; a vibrant lime so eye-popping “it should be illegal!”. Though, not literally of course; that’s just Doe’s approach to colors. There’s an eye-popping quality to them that sort of acts like a tangy, citrusy flavor for the eyes. If the eyes could taste, Lime Crime would be sweet and sour at the same time. But Doe wasn’t originally working with cosmetics when the name came about. At first she was designing a line of fashionably chic and unique dresses. Though this clothing line didn’t take off as she would have hoped, it did retain the name Lime Crime. Eventually it was abandoned, however; and between 2002 and 2008 there were no Lime Crime forays. During this time Doe and her husband performed throughout LA in a band called Sky Salt, which had some moderate success. It certainly put Doe in a position to see stylistic fashion trends, and develop her own brand accordingly.

Now, eight years after Sky Salt broke up, two million unicorns march behind the Instagram of Doe Deere’s Lime Crime, coming up with their own unique and beautiful configurations with the Lime Crime line of colors. And so, through endless possibilities in color combination and application, the unicorns of Lime Crime are revolutionizing fashion.

To find out more, visit or check out Doe Deere’s Instagram account.

Sanjay Shah Leads Solo Capital To Success As Philanthropy Plays A Greater Role in His Life

The work of Sanjay Shah is well known to people in many different areas of the financial and philanthropic sectors, but is primarily now known for the prominent role he has with his own charity, Autism Rocks. Sanjay Shah had already become a well respected figure on the London financial markets through his work with a number of the world’s best known investment companies, including Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley when he looked for a lifestyle change in Dubai; Shah set out to form his own investment company in the form of the boutique company Solo Capital following the collapse of the global economy in 2008.

Sanjay Shah headquartered Solo Capital in London, but also opened an office in Dubai as he looked to embark on a new life spending more time with his family. The opening of Solo Capital in 2011 has seen a period of sustained success occur for the company with its expansion across a range of different countries throughout the world. The success of Solo Capital is seen in the high level of cash flow that is seen by the investment firm, which has reached around $30 million per year as its experienced and expertly trained members of staff attract new clients to the group.

Although much of the focus of Sanjay Shah’s life has been on the business world he is a major part of, Shah has also looked to enter retirement to avoid missing out on the childhood of his children. The life of the Shah family changed with the diagnosis of autism received by the youngest son of Sanjay, which prompted an interest in philanthropy to fund greater research into the causes of the neurological condition and the support needed for family members. Establishing the Autism Rocks series of concerts came after Sanjay Shah enjoyed a chance meeting with the rapper Snoop Dogg and had his love of music rekindled by the encounter. Initially, Sanjay Shah focused on raising funds through intimate invitation only performances by some of the most famous musicians in the world, but will soon see the first Autism Rocks music festival take place in Dubai in Summer 2016.

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Darius Fisher: Innovative PR Professional

In an article featured in PR Week, Darius Fisher, co-founder of Status Labs was recognized as one of the top 50 individuals in the marketing and personal relations industries. This should come as no surprise as a simple look at Fisher’s track record reveals the waves of impact he is creating in the fields of PR and marketing. For one, Darius Fisher established a management reputation company, Status Labs and has since grown it into a nation-wide operation that works with individuals from around the globe. Fisher himself was able to maintain his growth and good reputation despite some negative coverage of his own in the past. For example, Fisher’s last company was involved in an accusation of changing Wikipedia pages against the online encyclopedia’s rules. In addition, there was controversy over the resignation of Jordan French, a partner to Fisher within Status Labs. Despite these issues, Fisher was still able to maintain a positive reputation and image. After all, this is his specialty.

Darius Fisher created Status Labs in response to the growing impact that technology and internet search can have on reputation. In a world dominated by technology, people do their own research and it is difficult for companies as well as individuals to control what information is presented about them online. Darius Fisher saw opportunity in this problem and created Status Labs as the solution. Status Labs is an online reputation management company that specializes in optimizing the search engine results for their clients.

Since its founding, Status Labs has extended globally and now works with over 1,500 clients in over 35 countries around the world. They have worked with high profile business execs, athletes, celebrities, and more. Before his involvement in Status Labs, Darius Fisher worked as a political consultant as well as a copywriter. He has been featured in many high profile magazines and websites including Forbes where he wrote a piece on how to reduce employee turnover and increasing satisfaction within the workplace. Follow Darius on Twitter @fisherdarius to keep up with his news and events.

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Venezuelan Congress orders food minister ousted

Venezuela’s opposition party has demanded the dismissal of food minister Rodolfo Marco because of continued food shortages that are ravaging the nation as it faces a huge economic crisis, according to a story in Reuters. The party passed a measure that demanded he leave office after he refused to appear before the assembly to speak on the food shortages.
Reports from Open Corporates say many in Venezuela are able to eat only once or twice per day. There is triple digit inflation, and not much food available. What is available is expensive, making it hard for many people. Chronic water and electricity shortages are also causing major problems. Tumbling oil prices are part of the problem. Even so, the opposition party blames president Nicolas Maduro, and Maduro says the congress is making things worse.

Maduro has said in the past he supports the food minister. He said the opposition party is trying to stage a coup by using the parliament.

This was seen by expert Jose Velasquez as the latest move by the right-wing opposition party to oust Maduro. They are also seeking a recall vote and are trying to gather signatures to make that vote happen. They also tried to pass a law shortening the president’s term, but courts ruled they could nor shorten the term of a person in office.

Food shortages have been a huge problem recently. Last week according to, there were several protests, an some looting reported. Maduro said the riots were caused by the opposition party trying to destabilize the government.

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