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June 13, 2011
Venezuela 2011
High inflation, rampant crime, dysfunctional economy, political repression, and more.

January 28, 2010
Angel de la Guarda - Guardian Angel
Una protesta poética - Poster seen in anti-Chavez protest.

January 28, 2010
Guardia NAZIonal - Guardia Chavista
In Venezuela with Chavez the Barbarian, there are no human rights

January 11, 2010
How to Bankrupt a Business Without Really Trying
How inflation, devaluation and price controls bankrupt private business.

August 22, 2009
No Nos Callarán - We Will be Heard
A photo essay. March opposing the Cuban style education law

April 18, 2009
V Cumbre de las Americas
Un nuevo comienzo para la alianza panamericana. A new start for the Pan American alliance. Sorry, Spanish only.

March 3, 2009
Caracas Nine
A gripping video about the abuses of the Chavez dictatorship.

January 31, 2009
Tiferet Israel Synagog Desacrated
Diego Arria, ex President of the UN Security Council, places responsibility on Hugo Chávez and the Venezuelan Armed Forces. Sorry, Spanish only.

January 31, 2009
Tiferet Israel Synagog Photos
Tiferet Israel Synagog Desacrated -- Photo Essay

January 23, 2009
No es No -- ring tone
A ringtone for your cellular phone

January 22, 2009
Chavez's Brutality
Photo essays of Chavez's brutal repression of peaceful student demonstrations

December 27, 2008
Petróleo, Popularidad y Economía.
Efecto de la baja de precio petrolero sobre la economía venezolana y la popularidad de Chávez. Sorry, Spanish only.

December 12, 2008
Why Chávez Will Ultimately Fail
Chávez is not a Communist. He is a typical Latin American Tin-Pot Dictator.

Novembre 24, 2008
Chavez Lost Again!
For the second time running Chavez has lost a national election. Soon we might be rid of him for good.

July 7, 2008
Postal Instructions: How to attach stamps to envelopes
Venezuelan political humor at its best

July 3, 2008
Zimbawezuela
Chávez has visited every long lasting dictator on earth to learn the art of survival. Sorry, Spanish only.

June 10, 2008
The Owners of the Valley
Bribery, a 500 year old legacy, is an integral part of the Venezuelan way of life.

May 25, 2008
Term Limits
Why presidential term limits are so important to Venezuelan politics.

April 27, 2008
Modales | Manners
The lack of manners of the Bolivarian hierarchy. Sorry, Spanish only.

April 12, 2008
Chavismo and the Bolsheviks
The remarkable similarities between two totalitarian conceptions.

February 8, 2008
Capitalist vs. Socialist Chickens
Mathematicians invented imaginary numbers. Socialist invented imaginary chickens.

January 24, 2008
De tirofijo a no pegauno | The Guy Who Could Not Shoot Straight
A grim commentary on Chavez's character, or lack thereof.
Sorry, Spanish only.

January 20, 2008
Lo que nos espera | What the Future Holds
A grim commentary on what Venezuelans can expect in 2008.
Sorry, Spanish only.

December 8, 2007
Burro Si. Jinete No.
Venezuelans have a terrific sense of humor
Una cosa piensa el burro. Otra el que lo arrea.

December 5, 2007
Lecciones del día 2 | Lessons from Day Two
Commentary on the Venezuelan preference for peaceful resolution of political issues.
Sorry, Spanish only.

November 30, 2007
El congelador | The Freezer
A tragicomic review of coping with outages under socialism.
Sorry, Spanish only.

November 16, 2007
Pequeñas victorias | Little Victories
Sorry, Spanish only.

September 20, 2007
El Libro Rojo de Chávez - Chavez's Red Book
Sorry, Spanish only

September 10, 2007
Joropo y milonga (The national dances of Venezuela and Argentina)
Sorry, Spanish only

June 23, 2007
Three Freedoms: Civil, Economic and Political
Which freedom makes people happiest? None of the above. Prosperity does.

June 23, 2007
Las Invasiones Bárbaras - Barbaric Invasions
Sorry, Spanish only

June 4, 2007
El Que a Hierro Mata… - He Who Lives by the Sword…
Sorry, Spanish only.

March 9, 2007
Paradojas del Caracazo - Paradoxes of the Caracas uprising
Sorry, Spanish only.

August 27, 2006
Asco | Disgusting
Sorry, Spanish only.

August 11, 2006
De Andrés Eloy a Maduro | From Andrés Eloy to Maduro
Sorry, Spanish only.

July 29, 2006
Comedian vs. Clown
Not too long ago I was complaining to my neighbor that there was no credible opposition leader in sight. Then, out of the blue, one appears.

July 27, 2006
El Hacedor de la Paz | The Peace Maker
Sorry, Spanish only.

March 1, 2006
Poor Venezuela | Pobre Venezuela
While the president tries to steal the lime-light, the country continues to deteriorate.

December 7, 2005
Busted! The OAS trashes the Venezuelan elections!
Daniel Duquenal analizes the preliminay OAS observer's report

December 6, 2005
Changes for the 6th Republic
We want a democracy in deed, not in name only. Three proposals that would go a long way to make it a reality

December 5, 2005
A New Start
Inaction will not remove Chavez. What is plan "B"? What are we going to do starting today, Monday December 5th? Who is the leader?

December 5, 2005
Where Are the Voters?
Chavez no longer has popular support. All his early goodwill is gone. A maximum of 18% of the population still back him.

December 2, 2005
After the boycott, what?
With the abstention Chavez controls 100% of the national Assembly. What will the opposition parties do then?

November 23, 2005
Public Hospitals in Venezuela
Norwegian TV documentary on Venezulean public hospitals

August 20, 2004
Electoral Fraud in Venezuela.
Jimmy Carter didn't see it. Cesar Gaviria (OAS) didn't see it. But US International Observers Curtis Reed and Steve Henley did see the huge fraud committed by the Chavez government against the people of Venezuela.

August 17, 2004
A Call to Civil Disobedience.
A call to civil disobedience as the way to win back our beloved country

August 16, 2004
The Presidential Recall Referendum - pdf
Electoral fraud or Chavez victory?

August 7, 2004
Venezuela Update - pdf
How Venezuela looks to an ordinary citizen

March 18, 2004
CANTV ADRs - pdf
What is the Venezuelan bolivar really worth?

March 3, 2004
The Venezuelan Frankenstein Monster - pdf
Neither the OAS nor the Carter Center nor Uncle Sam are going to rescue us from our misfortune. This is our fight.
El Monstruo de Frankenstein Venezolano - pdf
Ni la OEA, ni el Centro Carter ni el tio Sam nos van a sacar de este apuro. Esta pelea en nuestra.

February 17, 2003
Venezuela Update Feb 17, 2003 - pdf
The general strike had the desired effect of calling the world's attention to Venezuela. The next step will be more difficult. This won't end before a lot of blood is shed.

February 2, 2003
El Grán Firmazo
A photo essay

January 25, 2003
Marxist Disinformation - pdf
The Marxist regime of Hugo Chavez Frias has orchestrated a huge disinformation campaign in the international press.

January 21, 2003
Does Venezuela Like Che Guevara? - pdf
El Ché is as dead as Communism is but some people have not yet arrived at the 21st century.

January 20, 2003
How Does the World See Us? - pdf
The Iraqi crisis from a Venezuelan perspective

January 20, 2003
What should the US do in Venezuela, if anything? - pdf
Answers from a Venezuelan perspective

January 19, 2003
Not Rich vs. Poor - pdf
The leftist press continues to misrepresent the Venezuelan struggle as one between rich and poor. This struggle is between the people and its government

December 29, 2002
Why Oil Rich Countries Are Poor - pdf
One of the mysteries of our times, how come oil rich countries have so many poor living in them

December 20, 2002
Venezuelan Political Humor - pdf
Humor is deeply ingrained in the Venezuelan national psyche

December 19, 2002
Venezuela 12-19-2002 - pdf
We like our country and we like to mind our own business. We don't want to be Cubans. We don't want to be Chinese. We don't want to be anything but Venezuelans. Because we want to be Venezuelans we will continue to defend our country.

December 13, 2002
Report on Venezuela - pdf
The Venezuelan people are fed up with Chavez and they want to get rid of him.

December 1, 2008
Diego Arria: Chavez's Regime Will Collapse
An interview by The European Courier with Mr. Diego Arria, a Venezuelan politician, former Governor of Caracas.

August 7, 2006
The End of Chávez
By Francis Fukuyama
The idea that contemporary Venezuela represents a social model superior to liberal democracy is absurd.

March 29, 2006
Oil and Disorder in Venezuela
The disorder spreading through Venezuelan government and society is undermining the oil industry, the main pillar of support for the political system and the main hope for recovery from decades of encroaching poverty.

March 11, 2006
Chávez's Favorite Pollster Passes Itself Off as American
Investigative blogger Aleksander Boyd uncovers fraudulent pollster and is now under menace by Chavez bullies. I wonder how long Chavez can keep up the charade -- obviously he is feeling the heat.

December 6, 2005
Misión de Observación Electoral de la Unión Europea en Venezuela Elecciones Parlamentarias 2005 - Declaración Preliminar.
Link expired
La publicación de una lista informatizada de ciudadanos en la que se indican las preferencias políticas expresadas en el proceso de recolección de firmas para el Referéndum Revocatorio Presidencial (el llamado "Programa Maisanta") ha generado miedo a que se pueda violar el secreto de voto.

December 6, 2005
PRELIMINARY OAS OBSERVATIONS ON THE LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS IN VENEZUELA
The Mission laments the public statements made by a high-level leader of the governing party that sought to coerce the participation of government employees. This statement was denounced by all sectors of the country.

January 14, 2005
Venezuela's 'Revolution' - Washington Post Editorial
Mr. Jimmy Carter says the election was fair and square and Mr. Bush, the oilman, is happy with the oil flow. So what else is new?

March 31, 2003
Human Rights Practices - 2002
Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
U. S. Department of State

March 1, 2003
Letter to Dr. Condoleezza Rice
National Security Advisor
From the Venezuelan Stanford Alumni Association 

Dr. Condoleezza Rice:
Stanford University Biography
National Security Advisor, White House Biography

February 25, 2003
Agencia EFE (Spain) reports
Link expired
Explosions rock Spanish, Colombian embassy buildings in Caracas. Three Injured in blasts.

February 23, 2003
Barclays Bank PLC - Update Venezuela
by Michael Penfold, an expert in Venezuelan constitutional and electoral issues.

February 22, 2003
Horror in Venezuela
Torture and Sodomy the new rules of law in Venezuela.
The Weekly Standard

January 19, 2003
Chavez Troops Seize Private Factories, Coca Cola Among The Victims

Chavez warns of more food seizures - BBC News
Chavez continues to rape Venezuela in the name of his ill-starred Bolivarian revolution.

Venezuelan blogs
11 Abril (Sp)
Ana Julia Jatar (Sp)
captainccs (En)
Ciudadanía Activa (Sp)
Cuentos Intrascendentes (Sp)
PMBComments: on the state of Venezuela's democracy (En)
The Devil's Excrement (En)
Venezuela News And Views (En)
vcrisis - Venezuelan News and Analysis (En)

Venezuela está de luto Venezuela está de luto
Venezuela mourns.

Venezuelan news
El Universal (eud.com) (En Sp)
globovision.com (Sp)
Latin Petroleum (En)
Agencia EFE (Spain) (En)
Kidon Media-Link
Links to the world's newspapers


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