Today’s podcast at 11AM: Courting Mr Chavez

SUMMIT/AMERICAS

In today’s podcast at 11AM, I’ll talk about today’s WaPo editorial, Courting Mr. Chávez
The Obama administration seeks to please a strongman by ignoring his crackdown on domestic opposition.
and other Venezuelan news.

Chat’s open at 10:45AM, and the podcasts are archived for your convenience. See you there!

Related links:
Venezuelan government cuts funds to opposition Caracas mayor
Opponents of Venezuela’s Chávez fight moves to sideline them
A former close collaborator of President Hugo Chávez turned ardent foe was arrested at gunpoint Thursday on corruption charges.

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One Response to “Today’s podcast at 11AM: Courting Mr Chavez”

  1. Captain Marlow Says:

    In the meantime, Iran and Venezuela signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on bilateral defense ties on Thursday…

    http://captainmarlow.blogspot.com/2009/05/anything-for-friend.html

    Ciao Fausta!