Category Archives: The Salvador Option(s)

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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Ex-DEA agent slams Salazar, CIA and DEA

Celerino Castillo busted his ass in the 1980s trying to get to the bottom of the Nicaraguan cocaine trafficking networks in Central America. Imagine his horror when he found out that the very same US government he was working for … Continue reading

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Manuel Zelaya speaks out: “The president of Honduras is John Kerry”

This man is the last true democratically elected president Honduras has had. Five years ago, he was deposed in a violent military putsch, backed to the hilt by Washington. Manuel Zelaya was sent into exile, very much against his will, … Continue reading

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J.J. Rendón and the dirty politics of Latin American narcotrafficking

“I have ties to narcotrafficking? Those are just rumors!” Sure, Jota-Jota…we believe you. The more one looks at Juan José Rendón, the more this silly “samurai” takes on a sinister overtone. Because according to J.M. Karg, a journalist based in … Continue reading

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Who is paying Venezuela’s putschists?

Video from Diosdado Cabello’s VTV show, in which the minister of justice talks about recent putschist activities in the state of Táchira, western Venezuela. Here’s the basic gist: Guarimbero groups captured in Altamira, in the state of Miranda, where there … Continue reading

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The ironies of the Venezuelan opposition, part 43

‘Evening, folks, and welcome to another installment of VenOpIronía. Tonight, we puncture a few myths that the oppos have been trying very hard to sell the world. First up, the idea that these demonstrations are popular, and that it’s humble … Continue reading

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J. J. Rendón, samurai of silliness

Do you take this man seriously when it comes to matters of leadership in Latin America? If you do, I feel sorry for you. Because Jean-Guy Allard has done some digging, and what he finds is…well, amusing: El Diario las … Continue reading

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Crapaganda douche sues Salvadoran president

Well, well. What have we here? Looks like our old pal, Jota-Jota, is not only a massive douchebag-o-crapaganda, but a mighty litigious greedhead, as well… Juan José Rendón, advisor to the ARENA party, sued Salvadoran president Mauricio Funes for defamation … Continue reading

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Saving Beatriz

“Beatriz has the right to life”. Yes…yes, she does. NOW. Beatriz, the woman in grave condition whom the Supreme Court of El Salvador had denied an abortion, received a premature Caesarian section on Monday. The 22-year-old, who already has a … Continue reading

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17 electrical saboteurs caught in Venezuela

It’s literally getting down to the wire in Venezuela. Yesterday, the military, which is in charge of securing the country’s electrical plants and stations, announced a major capture: The chief of the Strategic Operational Command of the Bolivarian National Armed … Continue reading

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