Category Archives: Huguito Chavecito

Venezuela: Right-wing demonstrators attack policewoman

Sixteen horrifying seconds on the streets of Caracas. A federal policewoman is stripped of her riot shield, then assaulted by punks of the right-wing opposition. The story, via Aporrea: This Wednesday, a group of putschists, guarimberos and maladjusted people from … Continue reading

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Venezuela and El Salvador recall ambassadors from Brazil

Amid all the absolutely atrocious shit news from Latin America of late, there’s one bright spot: All the local progressive governments who are not taking putschism lying down. Whether it’s at home or in a country right nearby, they’re making … Continue reading

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Panama Papers: Ex-Venezuelan banker revealed as offshore corrupto

Who’s this guy, with the Melania Knauss lookalike? Oh, just one of the handful of Venezuelans who appear in the Panama Papers, with alleged ties to the government of Hugo Chávez. But, as the following report (by La Iguana TV, … Continue reading

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Drug smuggling: Venezuela’s latest problem

Eduardo Samán (in red shirt) drops a bombshell on VTV. So, you think Venezuela has always had a drug smuggling problem, and that it’s cocaine, marijuana, and other street drugs, being exported overseas with Venezuela as a trans-shipment point? Au … Continue reading

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Venezuela: 11 drugstores raided in anti-hoarding operation

Video of a federal sting operation in Venezuela against some rather unusual, yet typical contraband dealers in the region. They’re not dealing in cocaine, marijuana, or other illegal drugs, but rather in basic necessities sold in pharmacies. They’re mafias of … Continue reading

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Venezuela sees heavy rains; electricity production shortly to rise

Venezuelan minister of electricity, Luis Motta Domínguez. Photo: Aporrea. Hey! Remember all those electricity shortages in Venezuela which the opposition (and clueless Yanks and other media hacks) like to blame on the Bolivarian government? Well, all that is about to … Continue reading

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Glass houses, Padre.

Well, well. What have we here? A Venezuelan priest — and member of the right-wing opposition — receiving a cheque via Wells Fargo, from Canada of all places? Yup. And he was exposed by someone on the same political side … Continue reading

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Ecuador: Panama Papers also reveal right-wing media bias

Gee, what were the odds? It’s not just Venezuela where the “investigative journalists” are only investigating persons with ties to a progressive, socialist government. The same is also happening in Ecuador, and the bias hasn’t escaped the bright green eyes … Continue reading

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Venezuela: Panama Papers leaks show right-wing bias

Hola! And a very buen día to todos ustedes. As leaks from the Panama Papers continue to trickle out in publications around the world, I thought it might be worth mentioning what is, and what is not, being “leaked” concerning … Continue reading

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Haitian activist murdered in Venezuela

Fritz Saint Louis was a bright hope for his people in a bad time. And like so many bright hopes in Latin America and the Caribbean, he met with a violent and premature end: On Saturday night, masked men entered … Continue reading

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