Monthly Archives: March 2012

Red Pebbles

La Piedrita, founded over 20 years ago in the 23 de Enero barrio by Valentin Santana, calls itself a “Social Collective.” Social collectives are “…popular (people’s) socialist revolutionary movements that work to improve the lives of their members, all peaceful … Continue reading

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Saturday Swing Jam

I’m writing two new posts, one looking at the armed revolutionary social collectives like La Piedrita (Red Pebbles), and the other speculating hypothetically about what could happen if Fidel concludes that Chavez is more valuable to the revolution dead than … Continue reading

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Killing Capriles

“A few days ago I received some information that they want to make an attempt against the governor of Miranda, and it’s not the Government,” President Hugo Chavez announced during a telephone call to “Dando y Dando,” a staunchly pro-regime … Continue reading

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Contingency plans

At least a couple of international news agencies have given their foreign staff in Caracas one-year open airline tickets – just in case they have get outta Dodge in a big hurry. A number of multinational companies with operations in … Continue reading

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I see death around the corner

I see death around the corner, gotta stay high while I survive In the city where the skinny niggas die If they bury me, bury me as a G nigga, no need to worry I expect retaliation in a hurry … Continue reading

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Hugo fears the Cat

The pissing contest between the PSUV’s most senior officials gangsters and Monaga state Governor José Gregorio “The Cat” Briceño gets more interesting by the day. I’m with the Cat. The governor of Monagas is doing what he is supposed to … Continue reading

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Bolivarian Auditions

Does it appear that these bozos are auditioning for the top dawg’s job? Elias Jaua Elias can’t make a speech without tripping over his own tongue, even when reading from a prepared script; but his Francisco Miranda Front is 6,000 … Continue reading

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