Monthly Archives: May 2012

Velasquez Alvaray

Excellent interview

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Welcome Willkommen Bienvenue Benvenuto

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A las puertas de una Guerra Civil

Caracas Gringo is posting this guest post with the permission of my good friend Eric Ekvall and Luis Betancourt Oteyza. A clarification: Eric is NOT Caracas Gringo. Amigos, Este escrito de Luis Betancourt Oteyza constituye una radiografía brutalmente precisa del … Continue reading

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Dime con quien andas (3)

Alek Boyd, the respected London-based Venezuelan blogger with an impeccable reputation as a straight-shooter, posted two items on his blog last November about an alleged transaction by Central Bank of Venezuela involving a $2 billion sovereign bond that supposedly was … Continue reading

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“Castro’s Secrets,” by Brian Latell

“Castro’s Secrets: The CIA and Cuba’s intelligence machine,” by Brian Latell. “I believe the Cubans have the best intelligence service in the world.” This is the assessment of a retired CIA official who Mr. Latell, himself a veteran of decades … Continue reading

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Firestorms

“…lo que viene es candela,” Vice President Elias Jaua warned recently. “…war to the death,” Marciano wrote in the pro-regime Vea. “…blood could be spilled,” adds Marciano, aka Jose Vicente Rangel. Rangel – a former vice president, defense minister and … Continue reading

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