Sunday night in Las Mercedes; Tuesday, Parapara

So, for the first time ever, Juan and Quico are going to coincide in Caracas over the next few days. Since a grand total of one reader turned up to Masa Critica (you know who you are, and you’re a star) we’re doing a more traditional Meet’n’Greet at Boo! Café in Las Mercedes – Calle…

Venezuela’s useless elites

“That thing you just said,” he growls, pointing right at me, “that Cadivi is a subsidy for the rich … that is FALSE!” My dad’s friend is a smart, well-respected maracucho lawyer, someone I looked up to when I was growing up. He’s fired up at my comment, his voice raised in anger, but also…