Sunday Roundup: Compare and Contrast

The Washington Post runs a tough editorial today (free registration required) on the intimidation of Venezuelan Human Rights Organizations under Chavez. Key paragraph: One conspicuous victim of this phenomenon is Carlos Ayala, who testified before the commission about the growing threat to journalists and press freedom. One of the most respected human rights lawyers in…

Sunday Roundup: Compare and Contrast

The Washington Post runs a tough editorial today (free registration required) on the intimidation of Venezuelan Human Rights Organizations under Chavez. Key paragraph: One conspicuous victim of this phenomenon is Carlos Ayala, who testified before the commission about the growing threat to journalists and press freedom. One of the most respected human rights lawyers in…

Roberto Smith in his own words…

I’m translating selected excerpts of Venezuela de Primera leader Roberto Smith’s online forum at Noticiero Digital. The questions are posed by Noticiero Digital readers. Q: What’s different in your offer from what we’ve seen and lived before?A: We offer something no one has ever offered, not the bolivarian generation, nor the generation of ’28, nor…

Roberto Smith in his own words…

I’m translating selected excerpts of Venezuela de Primera leader Roberto Smith’s online forum at Noticiero Digital. The questions are posed by Noticiero Digital readers. Q: What’s different in your offer from what we’ve seen and lived before?A: We offer something no one has ever offered, not the bolivarian generation, nor the generation of ’28, nor…