Daily Archives: 26/01/2009

Gangs of Caracas

Jamaica’s political parties for years have used organized crime gangs as political street enforcers, allowing the gangs to engage in their criminal enterprises unmolested by law enforcement in exchange for the gangs aiding their political patrons around election time. It … Continue reading

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The revolution within the revolution…

…Is coming much sooner than anyone including President Hugo Chavez expects, perhaps as soon as 2009, says Douglas Bravo, Venezuela’s most famous living Marxist revolutionary guerrilla. Bravo, now 77 and still actively conspiring against the state as he has done … Continue reading

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Pelosi’s nihilistic idiocy

“Life is filled with uncertainties. People need options. Abortion is one of those options.” Detective Bobby Goren (Vincent D’Onofrio) – Law and Order “There are too many people in the world. I have no place to ride my horsey.” Black … Continue reading

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Return of the prodigal revolutionary

Cuban President Raul Castro will arrive in Moscow on 30 January to seal a new strategic alliance with President Dmitry Medvedev. Fidel is too feeble to make the long journey, and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is no longer a Soviet … Continue reading

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Bloody Sunday

374 and counting…. The Bello Monte morgue in Caracas has officially logged the reception of 374 corpses during the first 25 days of 2009, including 32 cadavers received over the 24-25 January weekend. On Saturday the bodies of 11 homicide … Continue reading

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Brazil, Mexico, Russia, China

Several articles on geopolitical issues with implications for Venezuela found on the Web this morning. Brazil’s blinkered barrier The decision by the authorities in Rio de Janeiro to encircle a favela (shanty-town) with a 650-metre-long, 3-metre-high, concrete barrier marks a … Continue reading

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