Cabrerita en su salsa

Quico says: For the last several years, Supreme Tribunal Magistrate Jesús Eduardo Cabrera has been Venezuela’s leading purveyor of tortured and bizarre (but always government friendly) legal interpretations. Whether it was delaying the 2004 referendum, backing the “Las Morochas” voting trick, or weakening proportional representation, Cabrerita has been the government’s go-to guy on the tribunal.…

Cabrerita en su salsa

Quico says: For the last several years, Supreme Tribunal Magistrate Jesús Eduardo Cabrera has been Venezuela’s leading purveyor of tortured and bizarre (but always government friendly) legal interpretations. Whether it was delaying the 2004 referendum, backing the “Las Morochas” voting trick, or weakening proportional representation, Cabrerita has been the government’s go-to guy on the tribunal.…

Defining delivery down…

Quico says: The sign reads: The President and the Mayor CAME THROUGH Construction of the new building for the Pérez de León Hospital and Mother and Child Unit. Sucre Municipal Government. And yes, the concrete shell you see is the building they “came through” on.

Defining delivery down…

Quico says: The sign reads: The President and the Mayor CAME THROUGH Construction of the new building for the Pérez de León Hospital and Mother and Child Unit. Sucre Municipal Government. And yes, the concrete shell you see is the building they “came through” on.

The ins and outs of zero zapping

Quico says: A few of you have written in with questions about monetary reform. Here’s my attempt to clear things up: First off, the practice of striking zeros from a devalued currency is nothing new. France, Laos, Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil have all done it. Just a couple of years ago, Turkey zapped 6 (count…

The ins and outs of zero zapping

Quico says: A few of you have written in with questions about monetary reform. Here’s my attempt to clear things up: First off, the practice of striking zeros from a devalued currency is nothing new. France, Laos, Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil have all done it. Just a couple of years ago, Turkey zapped 6 (count…