When it comes to reporting on Venezuela–not a dime’s worth. Reuters is just as bad at hitting Latin America with the Stoopid Stick, as this Saul Hudson piece makes all too clear: A popular mayor hoping to run for a … Continue reading
You get poopy doody crappy assassination attempts everywhere in Venezuela! I hereby translate: Parliamentary deputy Luis Tascon denounced that the attempt on the life of ex-defence minister Raul Baduel, which happened last week, was perpetrated by radical sectors of the … Continue reading
The “Red Ponchos” of the indigenous movement are going to be out in force to defend Evo come August 10:…when there will be a recall referendum that’s got the fascist governors of the Media Luna shaking in their boots, knowing … Continue reading
Ho, ditty, hum, ditty…why am I not surprised at this? A man who opened fire inside a church, killing two people with a shotgun hidden in a guitar case, was frustrated at being unable to find a job and blamed … Continue reading
YVKE Mundial has a lulu for us, all the way from Peru:
Why won’t he shut up? Because he’s just too much fun to listen to.
Aporrea has a couple of interesting items. First, the helicopter “accident” of last week: The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, said on Friday that it was “surely not coincidental” that the helicopter loaned to him by the government of Venezuela … Continue reading
…and in time for Chavecito’s upcoming birthday:I found this at Inca Kola News. Apparently it’s an actual mural from Caracas. It’s also one of the funniest takeoffs I’ve ever seen on Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes. It’s got Fidel Castro as … Continue reading