The View from Your Window: Davie

Davie, FL – 16:08 Send us the View from Your Window: caracaschronicles at fastmail dot fm Please ensure the window frame is visible, and tell us the place and time the picture was taken. And don’t try to “pretty it up” – just show us what you see when you look up from the seat…

Quico hits AM Radio

Juan Cristóbal says: – Quico will hit the conservative AM radiowaves tomorrow morning to talk about Chávez. Tomorrow (at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time / 8:00 a.m. in Caracas,) tune in to Bill Bennett’s radio show, guest hosted by former US Senator Rick Santorum. Check here for a live feed, here for schedules in your area.…

Chavismo’s Idea of Press Freedom

Quico says: This is what you get for passing out flyers supporting press freedom in Venezuela today. And I don’t mean “today” metaphorically: this photo was literally taken today. Amid shouts of “these streets belong to the people”, a group of chavista thugs rounded on a group of Cadena Capriles journos on Avenida Urdaneta, in…

Ceci N’est Pas Une Innondation

Quico says: Caracas’s unelected mayor-cum-chavista-viceroy, Jacqueline Faría, went all fascio on the media’s coverage of the heavy rains that caused commuting chaos yesterday. Taking the chance to – and you can’t make this stuff up – politicize the weather, she started by needling the opposition, noting that only oppo run parts of the city seemed…

The View from Your Window: Bogotá

Bogotá, Colombia – 2:05 p.m.Send us the View from Your Window: caracaschronicles at fastmail dot fm Please ensure the window frame is visible, and tell us the place and time the picture was taken. And don’t try to “pretty it up” – just show us what you see when you look up from the seat…

Three Farewell Parties in a Week

Quico says: The other ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) puts a skewer through the revolution. Worth watching as much for the lovely cinematography as for the (sometimes screwy) content. Memo to ABC: “chavistas” does not mean “little chavezes”…now go write it on the board a hundred times: