Category Archives: Barreling Right Along

Leamsy Salazar: The DEA’s useful spy

Leamsy Salazar, at right, back when Chavecito (on the left) trusted him. Hey! Remember the spook I blogged about the other day? Leamsy Salazar, the presidential security officer who “defected” from the Venezuelan armed forces and is now a star … Continue reading

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Argentina: Stella Calloni on the Nisman case

Further to yesterday’s debunker of the myths of the strange death of Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor supposedly investigating the AMIA bombing in Buenos Aires, here’s another hard look at what lies behind at all, courtesy of the redoubtable Stella Calloni: … Continue reading

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Argentina: The myths and meanings of the Nisman case

“Let the dogs bark, Sancho, my friend; it is a sign that we are advancing.” — Don Quixote Right now, the US media is in full cry, blatting about how Alberto Nisman wanted to arrest the president of Argentina just … Continue reading

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Leamsy Salazar: Unmasking a Venezuelan traitor

Chavecito and his then vice-president, Diosdado Cabello (first row, side by side), in happier times. He’s surrounded by the usual circle of bodyguards. But there is an infiltrator. That man in the circle is now the subject of intense scrutiny. … Continue reading

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The Nisman case: cui bono?

Juan Gabriel Labaké seems an unlikely figure to have cracked not one but two infamous bombing cases in Argentina. But the lawyer, who represents a Syrian-Argentine accused in one of the crimes, has done just that. And not only that, … Continue reading

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Economics for Dummies: The truth about those “dropping” oil prices

“Dude…and to think there are people who call this a ‘drop’ in the price of oil!” On the upside, though, this is terrible news for anyone who wants to despoil the Arctic, contribute to the mess that is Mordor (in … Continue reading

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Economics for Dummies: The real reasons for the lifting of the Cuba blockade?

This is Puerto Mariel, Cuba. It looks pretty sleepy from the air right now, but don’t be fooled. What you’re looking at there is actually a sleeping giant with the potential to shake markets as far away as New York, … Continue reading

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So, THIS happened.

Cuban students celebrating the release of the remaining three members of the Cuban Five — Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino and Antonio Guerrero — who were freed and arrived on the island today. They are now with their families, and according … Continue reading

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US asked Honduras to harbor old CIA asset, according to former president Zelaya

Oh, oh. What have we here? Evidence that the United States of Amnesia (see no evil, hear no evil, admit no evil) was actually embarrassed enough about one of its old terrorist employees to try to fob him off on … Continue reading

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25 years ago today, this happened in Venezuela

North Americans have a curious selective amnesia about the Caracazo of 1989, which began at 5 a.m. local time on this day 25 years ago. But the people of Venezuela, where it happened, haven’t forgotten: The cruelest page in contemporary … Continue reading

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