One Simple Thesis on the Theme of Magnicide

Quico says: Juan Manuel Santos, Marta Colomina, Leopoldo Castillo, Heinz Sontagg, Miguel Henrique Otero, Nelson Mezerhane, Marcel Granier, Alberto Federico Ravell, even Cesar Miguel Rondón (!!)…have you noticed how pretty much everyone Chávez accuses of plotting to kill him is a household name in Venezuela? (Well, ok: as long as the household in question is…

One Simple Thesis on the Theme of Magnicide

Quico says: Juan Manuel Santos, Marta Colomina, Leopoldo Castillo, Heinz Sontagg, Miguel Henrique Otero, Nelson Mezerhane, Marcel Granier, Alberto Federico Ravell, even Cesar Miguel Rondón (!!)…have you noticed how pretty much everyone Chávez accuses of plotting to kill him is a household name in Venezuela? (Well, ok: as long as the household in question is…

Someone needs to get a grip

Juan Cristobal says: – Quico and I were talking today about running a “whatever happened to?” You know, as in whatever happened to Alfredo Peña, Juan Fernández, Carlos Fernández, Carlos Ortega, Ibéyise Pacheco, Efraín Vásquez Velasco, Manuel Antonio Rosendo… where are these people? Just by chance, Miami-bound muckraker and opposition comecandela extraordinaire Patricia Poleo has…

Someone needs to get a grip

Juan Cristobal says: – Quico and I were talking today about running a “whatever happened to?” You know, as in whatever happened to Alfredo Peña, Juan Fernández, Carlos Fernández, Carlos Ortega, Ibéyise Pacheco, Efraín Vásquez Velasco, Manuel Antonio Rosendo… where are these people? Just by chance, Miami-bound muckraker and opposition comecandela extraordinaire Patricia Poleo has…

Residual memories

Quico says: I’m a bit late to this story, but didn’t want to let it pass without a comment. About a week ago, Luisa Ortega Díaz, Chávez’s prosecutor general, told reporters that no laws were broken in the summary expulsion of Human Rights Watch’s team from Venezuela. As they say in England, “well, she would…

Residual memories

Quico says: I’m a bit late to this story, but didn’t want to let it pass without a comment. About a week ago, Luisa Ortega Díaz, Chávez’s prosecutor general, told reporters that no laws were broken in the summary expulsion of Human Rights Watch’s team from Venezuela. As they say in England, “well, she would…

Residual memories

Quico says: I’m a bit late to this story, but didn’t want to let it pass without a comment. About a week ago, Luisa Ortega Díaz, Chávez’s prosecutor general, told reporters that no laws were broken in the summary expulsion of Human Rights Watch’s team from Venezuela. As they say in England, “well, she would…