Category Archives: Huguito Chavecito

OAS chief meddling in Venezuela…AGAIN.

“I’m Not Almagro”, reads the paper-bag mask. Is anyone buying it? If so, I have a lovely bridge in Brooklyn that I’m looking to unload… Well might a certain OAS chief be wanting to bag his face. Because what happened … Continue reading

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It was 50 years ago today…

…that Fabricio Ojeda, journalist and revolutionary, died under hinky, stinky circumstances in military custody: The news upset the land: Fabricio Ojeda, political leader, opposition deputy, and president of the Patriotic Junta which brought down the dictatorship of Marcos Pérez Jiménez, … Continue reading

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El Narco’s perpetual war

Hey! Remember this guy? The one who’s so obsessed with waging war against the FARC in Colombia that he got up his own right-wing paramilitary army to murder local campesinos and blame it on the guerrillas? Yeah. HIM. Well, guess … Continue reading

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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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