Category Archives: Huguito Chavecito

40 years of human-rights abuses in “democratic” Venezuela, documented

The Caracazo of February-March 1989 was just the tip of an iceberg. A peaceful protest against a government betrayal, just the latest since “democracy” came to Venezuela in 1958, met with violent crackdown. As the social order disintegrated, looters stormed … Continue reading

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Colombian currency mafias in Venezuela: How they operate

A Colombian currency smuggler arrested by Venezuelan federal police. Stacks of 100-bolivar notes can be seen on the truck bed behind him. Further to my earlier piece today, here’s a little information on what the Venezuelan government is tackling with … Continue reading

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Venezuela takes drastic new measures against currency trafficking

Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro took to the TV to announce something stunning recently: the removal of an entire denomination of Venezuelan currency from circulation. Here’s the story, via Aporrea: Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro informed on his VTV show, Contacto con … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Pull till the rope breaks

If you’ve ever seen The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, you’ve probably already heard this: It was one of Chavecito’s favorite songs, and it comes courtesy of Venezuela’s greatest folk singer. Here’s a translation of the lyrics: Pull till the … Continue reading

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Against the “leftist” case for a certain right-wing president-elect

“The end of the world as we know it” — Der Spiegel, not exactly a socialist Chicken Little, callin’ it like it really is. Of all the lame arguments I’ve ever heard, none is a bigger non-starter than “the enemy … Continue reading

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A baby named Venezuela

A moment of hope in the midst of devastation. A baby, her mother’s first, is born in Haiti…and her name tells where the hope came from: A group of Venezuelan doctors from the Simón Bolívar Humanitarian brigade attended a birth … Continue reading

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Gustavo Petro drops a bombshell: Colombia’s referendum was STOLEN!

Colombian media are in a firestorm: Juan Carlos Vélez Uribe — senator and candidate for mayor of Medellín — essentially confessing that the recent referendum on the Havana Accords, which would have put an end to the decades-old Colombian civil … Continue reading

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Venezuela: Another major coup attempt thwarted

Madurito addressing a huge rally in Caracas. He’s comparing the latest putsch attempt to April 11 (2002), the infamous date when the opposition managed to kidnap his good friend and predecessor, Chavecito. And that’s not all he’s doing: Venezuelan president … Continue reading

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Yon-Yon gets detained!

Diosdado Cabello, lighting it up at a PSUV rally in Barinas with a truth-bomb. Well, well. What have we here? Oh, nothing…just another “peaceful” Venezuelan oppo, doing what peaceful protesters do: The vice-president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela … Continue reading

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Venezuelan asylum seekers tricked by immigration officials, imprisoned in Florida

Evil, wicked Venezuela is bleeding citizens, we’re told. Refugees keep washing up in Florida, claiming political persecution as grounds for asylum. It’s the fault of the evil Chavistas, driving honest working folk out of the land! It’s nothing but a … Continue reading

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