World’s Weirdest Scam

Quico says: A hearty congratulation goes out to Alex Dalmady, only guy I ever met who’s blown the top off a multibillion dollar fraud. It couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy, so I want to go on the record saying I used to hang out with him before he became an international media darling!…

The opposition we need

Quico and Juan Cristobal say: Yesterday we had an interesting but somewhat circular discussion about the ills of the opposition. Though much huffing and puffing ensued, we failed to reach a consensus and were mostly talking past each other. This happens, I think, because we’re hung up on the problem. We’d be better off focusing…

Elections have consequences

Juan Cristobal says: You know the old saying, “elections have consequences”? Well, I think we need to put it in practice. What’s it going to be? Who lost this election? Who’s gonna take the fall for this one? Omar Barboza (who, in case you didn’t know, was Blanca Ibañez’s handpicked governor of Zulia back in…

Redesign this Blog!

Are you a web-designer? Know any good ones? JC and I have decided Caracas Chronicles needs a professional makeover. We’ve launched a contest on 99designs, an innovative crowdsourcing site that allows anyone to bid on a design project. We’re offering $400 to the winning design…and we intend to give you, the reader, a vote on…