Getting kidnapped: more trouble than it’s worth

Quico says: Sometimes, amid all the high-fallutin’ talk about the rise of authoritarianism and the creeping onslaught on basic liberties, we lose sight of chavismo’s basic inability to make sensible policy. The latest VenEconomy Monthly deals with one of the more alarming recent examples: the Anti-Kidnapping Bill now making its way down the fetid intestinal…

Getting kidnapped: more trouble than it’s worth

Quico says: Sometimes, amid all the high-fallutin’ talk about the rise of authoritarianism and the creeping onslaught on basic liberties, we lose sight of chavismo’s basic inability to make sensible policy. The latest VenEconomy Monthly deals with one of the more alarming recent examples: the Anti-Kidnapping Bill now making its way down the fetid intestinal…

Getting kidnapped: more trouble than it’s worth

Quico says: Sometimes, amid all the high-fallutin’ talk about the rise of authoritarianism and the creeping onslaught on basic liberties, we lose sight of chavismo’s basic inability to make sensible policy. The latest VenEconomy Monthly deals with one of the more alarming recent examples: the Anti-Kidnapping Bill now making its way down the fetid intestinal…

Sea of Felicity

BBC says: Cuban athletes have made a hurried departure from the Pan-American games in Brazil, apparently amid fears of possible mass defections. The delegation was rushed at short notice to Rio de Janeiro’s airport, leaving the men’s volleyball team no time to collect their bronze medals. The athletes were said to have been ordered to…

Sea of Felicity

BBC says: Cuban athletes have made a hurried departure from the Pan-American games in Brazil, apparently amid fears of possible mass defections. The delegation was rushed at short notice to Rio de Janeiro’s airport, leaving the men’s volleyball team no time to collect their bronze medals. The athletes were said to have been ordered to…