Monthly Archives: July 2009

Hugo Chavez’s contrived tantrum

President Hugo Chavez and his gang of Bolivarian thugs have responded like they always do to the newest smoking-gun evidence that his government sponsors narco-terrorist groups like the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). The Colombian government’s confirmation that AT-4 … Continue reading

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Hugo Chavez: Bad to the Bone

President Hugo Chavez has responded to an alleged “new aggression” from Colombia by “freezing relations” indefinitely. Chavez blasted the government of Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Velez on 28 July as “shameful…irresponsible.” Chavez said he has ordered Venezuela’s Ambassador in Bogota … Continue reading

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Kingpins of Bolivarian Cocaine and Kidnapping

In September 2008 the US Treasury Department designated three senior Venezuelan officials known to be very close to President Hugo Chavez as “kingpins” for cooperating materially with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). These officials include: *General Hugo Carvajal, … Continue reading

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Bolivarian Venezuela and FARC’s Cocaine

Acting on a request by Senator Richard Lugar (R-Indiana), currently the ranking minority member on the US Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, the US Government General Accountability Office (GAO), has just published a damning report on the growing involvement and active … Continue reading

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Bolivarian Transnational Crime Groups

John Robb, who writes about guerrilla (aka militant) and transnational crime organizations at Global Guerrillas, says in his book “Brave New War”: “The more robust, twenty-first-century model for survivability is based on the combination of guerrilla groups and transnational crime. … Continue reading

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Hugo in Honduras

President Hugo Chavez is responsible for the political crisis in Honduras. But Chavez had lots of help. The United States has misjudged, under-estimated and generally dropped the ball on Hugo Chavez for over a decade. Chavez also bought off the … Continue reading

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Honduras-Nicaragua conflict unlikely

President Roberto Micheleti of Honduras warned on 5 July that Nicaragua is deploying troops to its border with Honduras. President Daniel Ortega promptly denied the charge. But President Hugo Chavez’s week-old threat of Venezuelan military intervention in Honduras still hangs … Continue reading

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