Category Archives: Chile Sin Queso

OFFS, CBC!

Looks like the SupposiTories have won their war against our national news channel, eh? I remember the good old days when CBC used to just broadcast the news, from coast to coast to coast and from around the world. Nowadays, … Continue reading

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The ironies of the Venezuelan opposition, part 44

“Mom, is Maduro gone yet?” “Soon, honey!” (repeated three times) “Mom, is Maduro gone yet?” “Oh, just come to dinner already!” Ah yes. Those peaceful oppos. Still protesting peacefully, I see. Just look how lovely and polite they were to … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Presidential selfies, LatAm style

Call them the anti-Kardashians. These are the people whose selfies we actually WANT to see, precisely because they’re not vapid and self-absorbed, seeking all the eyeballs all the time. They’re too busy doing great things for their countries. Like this … Continue reading

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Manifesto in a Bottle: A Chilean prison camp’s history unearthed

The Pinochet dictatorship sent thousands to prison camps in remote and hostile parts of Chile. Some of them disappeared permanently. Others, like these leftists, survived…and so did their message to the world, nearly 40 years later: At a meeting of … Continue reading

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The ironies of the Venezuelan opposition, part 36

Oh, Majunche. The harder you try to bring down the elected president, the more it backfires on you. Case in point: The video above. And here’s the story: On Tuesday, at 6 a.m., residents of Los Teques, capital of the … Continue reading

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Media Luna-cy: Older than previously thought

Everybody knows that the governors of the “Media Luna” (Half Moon) of the richest (and crookedest) regions of Bolivia first began to conspire in 2008, after Evo was in power (and as an attempt to get him out of power … Continue reading

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Remembering Cantaura, 31 years later

A poster from 2009 commemorating the victims of the “democratic” massacre of Cantaura, Venezuela, which occurred 31 years ago. This is all of a pattern with US interference throughout Latin America. While Argentina and Chile suffered openly under fascist dictators … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Manifiesto

Bruce Springsteen pays a lovely tribute to Víctor Jara, the great Chilean folk singer who was murdered 40 years ago today. Here’s what he said (and sang): In 1988, we sang for Amnesty International in Mendoza, Argentina, but Chile was … Continue reading

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Never forget.

I will walk the streets again in what was bloodied Santiago, and in a beautiful liberated square I will stop to weep for the absent. I will come back from the burning desert and come out of the woods and … Continue reading

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Q. Why was Henrique Capriles Radonski in Chile last week?

A. Because that’s where the CIA bagman was to meet him for the hand-over. Why else? Journalist José Vicente Rangel informed of plans to assassinate the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, with the help of agents of the CIA in … Continue reading

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