Nine Leftist Latin American Countries Dropping The US Dollar In 2010.
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jisHEg79Cz8uRtYfZR6WK4JmWsIg Leftist Latin American leaders have agreed on the creation of a regional currency to scale back on the use of the US dollar as well as economic sanctions against
How Chavez is destroying Venezuelan Democracy
Like a virus, the best way to destroy an organism is to infect it and then, propagate the destruction from within. That is exactly how Chavez is destroying the Venezuelan
The Definition of Democracy
Democracy: a: government by the people ; especially : rule of the majority b: a government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them
The Meddler and Honduras
The Meddler, otherwise characterized in the Middle East as Abu Hussein or domestically as the Great Prevaricator, has taken on a new role. Now, when his bookclub pal, Hugo, gives
Deadbeat Chavez Takes One From ACORN’s Playbook
In declaring squatter’s rights, maybe Uncle Hugo has heeded the advice of a certain former Community Organizer. On May 7, Venezuela’s National Assembly passed a law allowing the selective nationalization
Beijing, Teheran, Building Bridges to Latin America
I frequently complain about Barack Obama not paying enough attention to Latin America. The region affects our security directly, yet the Obama administration gives little sign of recognizing the efforts
Obama: The Worst Chess Player Ever
It has been announced that Medvedev and Putin, they dynamic duo of the new Communist Russia have reached, or nearly reached agreements with Cuba and Venezuela to host Russian strategic bombers. Now, while
Get used to having Hugo Chavez plunder Venezuela for decades to come. If anyone thinks that he will waste time holding other popular ballot elections concerning his regime’s policy initiatives,
Nothing Is Over Until He Says It Is!
Back in 2007, the voters of Venezuela said “thanks, but no thanks” to a ballot proposition that would have removed term limits for Hugo Chavez, thus effectively allowing him at
Chavez claims (convenient) coup; “conspirators” quashed.
Venezuela Arrests Soldiers Over Alleged Army Plot, Chavez Says Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said soldiers suspected of conspiring in a plot to destabilize the government were
A Glimpse Into Venezuela
It’s hardly appealing: WHEN a group of Venezuelan women staged an impromtu protest recently by dropping their trousers in front of armed national guards, President Hugo Chavez cheekily observed that
“Mr. Chavez, Is Your Credit Rating Important To You?”
It must be interesting to make collection calls to the presidential palace in Caracas: Venezuela’s state oil company is behind on billions in payments to private oil contractors from Oklahoma
Uncle Hugo Plays Hardball With U.S. Drilling Firm
The downturn in energy prices is putting a cash flow squeeze on all producers, including the national oil companies. Many of them made long-term commitments to use equipment at dayrates
“The Electorate’s Lips Say ‘No,’ But Their Eyes Say ‘Yes!’”
Having lost a national referendum to remove term limits on the office of the Presidency, Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez has decided to . . . well . . . hold a
Breaking: Terrorists Launch Rockets at US Cities from Mexico*
Terrorists today launched short range rockets at US cities from Mexico. It is not yet known exactly where the rockets landed and preliminary damage reports are still being investigated.