Monthly Archives: January 2009

Pdvsa: Significantly under 2 million b/d before June?

President Hugo Chavez and his faithful crony, Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez, claim that Venezuela’s crude oil production capacity tops 3.4 million b/d – which is a lie, of course. Petroleos de Venezuela’s real crude oil production presently averages about 2.3 … Continue reading

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One traitor accuses another traitor of treason

Yoel Acosta Chirinos tells AFP that President Hugo Chavez, in power exactly one decade on Monday, 2 January, 2009 “betrayed the Bolivarian project” and “forgot the Constitution.” “I believe (Chavez) betrayed the original project, the Bolivarian project for which we … Continue reading

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Masked thugs trash a Synagogue at night

‘Malicious men may die, but malice never.’ Moliere, Tartuffe, 1664 Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro says the government of President Hugo Chavez will investigate, find and jail the individuals who vandalized a Jewish Synagogue last night in the Mariperez area of … Continue reading

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Meet Evo’s Montesinos

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Play the Bailout Game

Gringos play monopoly, Russians play chess, and now you can play the Bailout Game. Be a Greenspan, Bernanke or Paulson. Save Wall Street, and end the global financial crisis…or not!

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…for God’s Sake!

Paraguay’s President Fernando Lugo, a former Catholic Bishop and leading Liberation Theology proponent, called at the World Social Forum for the creation of a “religious Mercosur” and invited all of the region’s religious leaders to an ecumenical summit in Asuncion … Continue reading

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More Presidential Bullshit

President Hugo Chavez said on national television today that accusations by retired Army General Raul Isaias Baduel, who yesterday claimed his car was attacked by individuals who hurled tear gas grenades and fired multiple shots into the vehicle, are a … Continue reading

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