Gocho A-1 hearts FARC Warlord

Colombian newsweekly Semana added to our ongoing inferiority complex about Venezuelan journalism this week, running this startling piece about Chávez’s new defense minister, Henry Rangel Silva, and his close relationship with FARC’s now top leader, Timochenko. Semana’s interpretation is that much of Chávez’s highly provocative rapprochement with FARC in 2006 was an outcome of Rangel…