Say wha?

Katy says: Notes from the nonsensical revolution: – Interior Minister Pedro Carreño says, in a press conference for the ages, that people have a right to protest but that the State has to protect people’s rights to circulate and enjoy their private property, because we all know that this a government that has always respected…

Say wha?

Katy says: Notes from the nonsensical revolution: – Interior Minister Pedro Carreño says, in a press conference for the ages, that people have a right to protest but that the State has to protect people’s rights to circulate and enjoy their private property, because we all know that this a government that has always respected…

More from Reporters Without Borders

RSF says: Unfortunately, there is no longer any doubt about Chávez’s goals: RCTV’s closure was just the prelude to the progressive disappearance of all the opposition press. Media that criticise the government will be snuffed out one by one until only the pro-government media are left. More… In other words:

More from Reporters Without Borders

RSF says: Unfortunately, there is no longer any doubt about Chávez’s goals: RCTV’s closure was just the prelude to the progressive disappearance of all the opposition press. Media that criticise the government will be snuffed out one by one until only the pro-government media are left. More… In other words:

My grandfather’s ankle

Quico says: My earliest political memory is of my grandfather’s ankle. I couldn’t have been more than 5 or 6. I was playing on the floor in front of him, running a matchbox car across the floor – vrooooom! As I ran it up his leg, I noticed something strange about his ankle. It looked…

My grandfather’s ankle

Quico says: My earliest political memory is of my grandfather’s ankle. I couldn’t have been more than 5 or 6. I was playing on the floor in front of him, running a matchbox car across the floor – vrooooom! As I ran it up his leg, I noticed something strange about his ankle. It looked…

My grandfather’s ankle

Quico says: My earliest political memory is of my grandfather’s ankle. I couldn’t have been more than 5 or 6. I was playing on the floor in front of him, running a matchbox car across the floor – vrooooom! As I ran it up his leg, I noticed something strange about his ankle. It looked…

The pot calling the kettle blackout

Quico says: Noticiero Digital’s editor, Roger Santodomingo, strikes me as an uncommonly lucid observer of our political reality. I took the trouble to translate part of his latest column: BlackoutOne of the governments main allegations against the private TV stations, particularly RCTV, is that after April 11th, 2002, they didn’t broadcast information about the protests…

1,241 editors can’t all be wrong…

Quico says: According to Google News, wire service stories about the protests in Venezuela this week have been picked up by 1,241 publications around the world. And that’s just in English. This is a story that has pierced through. We’re not just talking about the big metropolitan dailies carrying it, we’re talking dinky little home…

1,241 editors can’t all be wrong…

Quico says: According to Google News, wire service stories about the protests in Venezuela this week have been picked up by 1,241 publications around the world. And that’s just in English. This is a story that has pierced through. We’re not just talking about the big metropolitan dailies carrying it, we’re talking dinky little home…

Fuenteovejuna, señor.

Katy says: Our old friend Pepe sends us this link from Noticiero Digital. Three hundred students from Central University in Caracas have decided to turn themselves in to the Prosecutor General’s Office, in solidarity with the 182 protesters already detained there. That would make 482 people in jail for doing what PSFs in their home…

Fuenteovejuna, señor.

Katy says: Our old friend Pepe sends us this link from Noticiero Digital. Three hundred students from Central University in Caracas have decided to turn themselves in to the Prosecutor General’s Office, in solidarity with the 182 protesters already detained there. That would make 482 people in jail for doing what PSFs in their home…