Rosales, in his own words

Katy says: Excerpts from Manuel Rosales’ press conference today. On his signing the Carmona decree: “It was a moment of confusion that stemmed from Chavez’s resignation, which he later denied having made. I was in Zulia and I recieved a call asking me to come to Caracas urgently. I went to an event and I…

Rosales, in his own words

Katy says: Excerpts from Manuel Rosales’ press conference today. On his signing the Carmona decree: “It was a moment of confusion that stemmed from Chavez’s resignation, which he later denied having made. I was in Zulia and I recieved a call asking me to come to Caracas urgently. I went to an event and I…

Rosales, in his own words

Katy says: Excerpts from Manuel Rosales’ press conference today. On his signing the Carmona decree: “It was a moment of confusion that stemmed from Chavez’s resignation, which he later denied having made. I was in Zulia and I recieved a call asking me to come to Caracas urgently. I went to an event and I…

Another one for my collection…

Sorry for the disappearing act, everyone. I’d figured I’d be able to blog sporadically from my vacation, but found out to my slight shock that Internet Points are rarer in Sicily than in Barinas. Living out of a tent is definitely not conducive to the blogging lifestyle. Thanks so much to Katy for keeping the…

Another one for my collection…

Sorry for the disappearing act, everyone. I’d figured I’d be able to blog sporadically from my vacation, but found out to my slight shock that Internet Points are rarer in Sicily than in Barinas. Living out of a tent is definitely not conducive to the blogging lifestyle. Thanks so much to Katy for keeping the…

Another one for my collection…

Sorry for the disappearing act, everyone. I’d figured I’d be able to blog sporadically from my vacation, but found out to my slight shock that Internet Points are rarer in Sicily than in Barinas. Living out of a tent is definitely not conducive to the blogging lifestyle. Thanks so much to Katy for keeping the…

An escalation of cheap talk

Katy says: Caracas mayor Juan Barreto has expropriated four golf courses in the Caracas metropolitan area. At least that is what the Official Gazette says. No word yet on whether this is more hot air or whether they are actually going to invade the lots.

An escalation of cheap talk

Katy says: Caracas mayor Juan Barreto has expropriated four golf courses in the Caracas metropolitan area. At least that is what the Official Gazette says. No word yet on whether this is more hot air or whether they are actually going to invade the lots.

Chinese stories

(Katy says: I thought yesterday’s editorial by Teodoro Petkoff deserved translating. In Venezuela, a Chinese story is simply a tall tale, a fishy story; my somewhat sarcastic comments are in italic) Chinese stories, by Teodoro Petkoff Tal Cual daily, August 28, 2006Our country’s president definitely lives in a fantasy world, one that he builds for…

Chinese stories

(Katy says: I thought yesterday’s editorial by Teodoro Petkoff deserved translating. In Venezuela, a Chinese story is simply a tall tale, a fishy story; my somewhat sarcastic comments are in italic) Chinese stories, by Teodoro Petkoff Tal Cual daily, August 28, 2006Our country’s president definitely lives in a fantasy world, one that he builds for…

An escalation of cheap talk

Katy says: Caracas mayor Juan Barreto has expropriated four golf courses in the Caracas metropolitan area. At least that is what the Official Gazette says. No word yet on whether this is more hot air or whether they are actually going to invade the lots.

Chinese stories

(Katy says: I thought yesterday’s editorial by Teodoro Petkoff deserved translating. In Venezuela, a Chinese story is simply a tall tale, a fishy story; my somewhat sarcastic comments are in italic) Chinese stories, by Teodoro Petkoff Tal Cual daily, August 28, 2006Our country’s president definitely lives in a fantasy world, one that he builds for…

The bla-bla revolution

Katy says: I’m feeling low on inspiration lately, partly due to the fact that I have a lot of work, and partly because it’s August back home and things tend to shut down in August. But on surveying the news, I am struck by one of the main characteristics of Venezuelan politics: the over-abundance of…

The bla-bla revolution

Katy says: I’m feeling low on inspiration lately, partly due to the fact that I have a lot of work, and partly because it’s August back home and things tend to shut down in August. But on surveying the news, I am struck by one of the main characteristics of Venezuelan politics: the over-abundance of…

The bla-bla revolution

Katy says: I’m feeling low on inspiration lately, partly due to the fact that I have a lot of work, and partly because it’s August back home and things tend to shut down in August. But on surveying the news, I am struck by one of the main characteristics of Venezuelan politics: the over-abundance of…