Category Archives: Caracas

Venezuela’s final death throes


Arrest of the mayor of Venezuela’s largest city on charges of treason should, but probably will not, end the dictatorial reign of Chavista el Presidente Maduro. My wife, Jeanie, and I spent periods totaling more than two years, and ranging … Continue reading

Posted in Antonio Ledezma, Apathy, Caracas, Chavez, Cuba, Cult of personality, Department of State, Economic decline, Elections, Foreign policy, Freedom, Human rights, Leopoldo Lopez, Maduro, Maria Corina Machado, Murder, Regime change, Venezuela | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Turmoil and repression increase in Venezuela


The ill-fated talks between befuddled opposition leaders and the Chavista regime have collapsed and the repression of protesters has increased. “Dialogue” with Chavistas The Chavista regime has not engaged in meaningful dialogue with the opposition and will continue to evade it. … Continue reading

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Secretary Kerry will now bring Worldwide peace and prosperity


Editor’s note: This is a guest post by my (imaginary) friend, the Very Honorable Ima Librul, Senator from the great State of Confusion Utopia. He is a founding member of CCCEB (Climate Change Causes Everything Bad), a charter member of President Obama’s Go For … Continue reading

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Venezuelan opposition leader interviewed in English by Al Jazeera


Maria Corina Machado, a not-yet-arrested Venezuelan opposition leader, is well spoken, understands how to respond effectively to question and knows what she, the people  — and the opposition in general — want. Note: Apparently the video is not available in some … Continue reading

Posted in Abuse of Power, Apathy, Caracas, Chavez, Civil War, Cuba, Cuban, Foreign policy, Government reliance, Law and Order, Left, Libruls, Maduro, Maria Corina Machado, Media, Murder, Obama's America, Politics, Protests, Regime change | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Venezuela update — it’s still a mess


Little new information escapes from Venezuela, beyond that protests and repression by the Chavista/Cuban regime continue. As Daniel reported today (Saturday), the Organization of American States (OAS) produced a resolution about the situation in Venezuela. The regime scores because not … Continue reading

Posted in Caracas, Chavez, Civil War, Corruption, Cuban, Economic decline, free speech, Freedom, Government reliance, Ideology, Inflation, Law and Order, Libruls, Maduro, Obama's America, Protests, Regime change, Venezuela | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

The mess du jour is in the Ukraine; do messes closer to home matter?


North Korea has nukes and Iran either has them or is working diligently to get them. That’s easier now that sanctions have been diminished and Iran is “open for business.” China is becoming more aggressive and so is Russia. Yet … Continue reading

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Why do the left generally support the Chavistas in Venezuela?


With three principal exceptions — Panamá, Colombia and Chile — Latin American governments are oriented toward the far left.  An article at Huff & Puff by a self-proclaimed leftist, Carlos González, argues than leftists should not automatically support dictators, even … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Abuse of Power, Brutality, Caracas, Chavez, Civil War, Cuba, Cuban, Death, Democracy, Elections, Fat cats, Free Press, free speech, Freedom, Ideology, Inflation, Left, Leopoldo Lopez, Limitation on Authority, Maduro, Media, Merida, Military, Murder, Protests, Regime change, Twitter | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments