Maria Conchita Alonso talks socialism and Venezuela

Actress and musician Maria Conchita Alonso discusses the crisis in Venezuela and her new music video.

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“It’s a very tough decision, what they decided to do, but they have to go for whatever they think is right,” Alonso continued, “I think each country has a right to do what they think is best for them.”

Alonso also discussed the financial collapse of Venezuela, the country where she was raised.

“The problem with Venezuela is that the politicians that are supposed to be the opposition are really in bed with the regime.  Not all of them, I won’t say all of them are, but a lot of them are and they’re not allowing the people that want to go out and want to stay out on the streets,” Alonso told the FOX Business Network’s Charles Payne.

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Alonso then explained what Venezuelans need to do to achieve much needed political and economic reforms in the country.

“You can’t treat a regime that is a communist, socialist, extreme leftist, as if it was a democratic country, because you can’t get out of it like that.  So people should get out on the street, stay on the street, don’t go back home.”

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