roberto-weil

A cartoonish affair

The aftermath of the murders of PSUV MP Roberto Serra and his assistant María Herrera last week, along with the discussion on who was behind them and why, has grabbed the attention of the country in the last few days. Here at CC, it is no different. But a side controversy appeared over the weekend, one which indirectly touched…

guardia-nacional-bolivariana

Thug-ocracy

Good news, everyone! There’s a new military force in town! Meet the Clash Force (Fuerza de Choque)! (It sounds like a Chuck Norris movie). This week’s Official Gazette mentions the creation of this brand new force, which is put under the supervision of the Organizational Strategic Command of the Armed Forces (CEOFANB). Its mission? Fight…

Mlandrieu

Evil in the Bayou

Over the past week, with the story of El Pollo Carvajal’s Aruba narco-escapade, and reports of an obscene dollars-imports-military scam, we have come to understand what we’re up against in Venezuela: drug-trafficking generals. Leave it to a last minute blocking of a U.S. Senate bill to clear things up a little more: we’re actually facing drug-trafficking…