A poll published this weekend by the firm Meganálisis found overwhelming national distrust in socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro’s handling of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic in Venezuela, particularly regarding the number of cases and deaths the regime attributes to the virus.
Maduro’s regime, which has not ruled Venezuela legitimately since at least January 2019, has implemented a bizarre alternate lockdown method that requires Venezuelans to be under strict lockdown for seven days, followed by a week of no restrictions. Venezuelans have access to no vaccines at press time, though Maduro has promised mass vaccinations using Chinese, Cuban, and Russian products beginning this summer. Instead, Maduro has promoted the use of deadly ozone gas and “Carvativir,” an oil made of oregano and thyme, to fight the coronavirus. Maduro’s “cures” resulted in a month-long ban from publishing posts on Facebook that is currently still in vigor.
Nearly 82 percent of Venezuelans,