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Argentina: Macri gets booed and egged

Mauricio Macri really is the Donald Drumpf of Argentina, and nowhere does it show more than in his own actions, which reek of contempt for the common people…unless, of course, you’re talking about his popularity levels, in which case it’s … Continue reading

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Argentina: Macri takes a page from his fascist Venezuelan counterparts

Pay no attention to that patriotic man behind the furniture. Hey! Remember when that old fuddy-duddy, Henry Ramos Allup, ordered the pictures of Chavecito gone from the National Assembly building in Caracas? Well, look who just copycatted him in Buenos … Continue reading

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Shocking revelation: Venezuelan National Assembly guards are former DIGEPOL torturers!

There are a few letters missing from this particular game of Scrabble. D-I-G-E-P-O-L, to be precise. And A-D. And H-E-N-R-Y R-A-M-O-S A-L-L-U-P. But who’s counting? Ah, Venezuela. Land of terror, where an evil, dictatorial socialist government has abolished the old … Continue reading

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Venezuela exposes Macri’s hypocrisy

Oh my. This is just golden: Venezuelan foreign minister Delcy Rodríguez holds up photos showing the “peaceful” demonstrations of the Venezuelan opposition during the Mercosur summit in Paraguay, shaming the new president of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, who defended those demos … Continue reading

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Argentina: New laws to govern protests rejected, along with economic measures

Ahem. A little music, Maestra, to set the tone: Ah. That was lovely, even with the bit at the end missing. Now, the story: The Argentine head of cabinet, Marcos Peña, announced on Friday that the Macri government are preparing … Continue reading

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Argentina: The honeymoon’s already over for Mauricio Macri

“Macri out!” reads a graffito on a shelter in Buenos Aires. It’s a sign of the times for the new so-called president, who’s barely been inaugurated and is already facing calls for his resignation from an indignant, and very large, … Continue reading

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Algeria: The real, unmentionable key to the Paris attacks

The Battle of Algiers, an award-winning film based on the true story of the struggle for Algerian independence. Saadi Yacef, who plays El-Hadi Jaffar, was an actual FLN guerrilla leader; the character Jaffar is basically himself a few years before … Continue reading

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Early Argentine election results: Scioli for president, no runoff

Looks like the always fractious presidential elections of Argentina have given a decisive result this time around, with no need for a second ballot, at least where the nation’s top job is concerned. And the winner is… Daniel Scioli, the … Continue reading

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Big butthurt in Little Havana

Oh, those poor pathetic ex-Cubans. They just can’t get no luvvin’ from anyone. Not from the island, that’s for sure. And not from a certain Argentine-born pontiff, who’s been sounding too much like Che Guevara for their liking lately, either: … Continue reading

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Greece and Puerto Rico: Cristina nails the connections

Remember when Argentina was under attack from a flock of circling black birds with briefcases in their claws? Well, those same birds are now circling around the isles of Greece…and Puerto Rico. And a certain lovely lady president, who is … Continue reading

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