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Colombia and Venezuela: Business in the Time of Cholera

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos prepares to meet his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro. Can they squash the beef?

Hugo Chavez's Supporters Are Cementing His Legacy With His Very Own Font

Festivities for what would have been Hugo Chavez’s 60th birthday began with fireworks at midnight, as the deceased Venezuelan president’s supporters have been slapping on the party hats and getting jiggy with it today. 243 more words

Web Culture

The lie that “There is no alternative” to neo-liberal economic policies

Supporters of President Maduro in Venezuela rally

By Mike Treen

Since the 1980s we have had drubbed into our heads that there was no alternative to the economic and social policies unleashed at that time. 1,191 more words

International Solidarity

La Feria y el exhibicionismo proselitista

Por Raúl Cárdenas F.

La III Feria del Libro de Caracas comenzó este fin de semana. Es una ocasión formidable para apreciar el exhibicionismo proselitista en el cual se regodea la Revolución. 524 more words

Green NGOs Reject The Green Economy And Carbon Taxes

These are strange times we are living through, a Green scam that once held sway over nearly all world leaders is dying, kept alive on by Green rent seekers, crony capitalists and the Greens who want to tell us all how to live our lives, their way. 507 more words

Anthropogenic Global Warming

Riot police begin evicting thousands of squatters from half-finished Venezuelan skyscraper that became the world's tallest slum

CARACAS, Venezuela — The beginning of the end came for the world’s tallest slum Tuesday as officials began evicting thousands of squatters from a haphazard community inside the half-built Caracas skyscraper known as the Tower of David. 480 more words