Daily Archives: 05/02/2009

Miami Herald hangs a ‘For Sale’ Sign

McClatchy Co., the newspaper publishing group that owns the Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald, will sell both newspapers in a heartbeat if a buyer or group of buyers comes forward with a good proposal. But with traditional “dead tree” news media … Continue reading

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Venezuela: World Leader in Youth Homicides

A study of youth violence in Latin America funded, among others, by Unesco and the government of Brazil, confirms that Venezuela leads the world in terms of total homicides per 100,000 inhabitants involving firearms and youths between the ages of … Continue reading

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Junkyard dog

Jorge Rodriguez, chief of the “Simón Bolívar” campaign to win eternal re-election rights for President Chavez on 15 February, is foaming at the mouth. Chavez’s victory on 15 February is “certain.” The opposition is protesting in the streets “because they … Continue reading

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Protesting workers killed at Mitsubishi plant (Update)

A court has reaffirmed arrest warrants against five Polianzoategui police officials charged with the murder of two workers on 29 January during a protest by some 1,200 workers at Mitsubishi’s vehicle assembly plant (MMC) in Barcelona. A sixth police officer … Continue reading

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