Blackout in Venezuela: 15 Minutes on Latin America

In today’s podcast at 11AM Eastern: The country suffers power shortages while Chavez sends troops to the Colombian border.

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“Generals of the armed forces, the best way to avoid a war is to prepare for one,” Chavez said in comments on state television during his weekly “Alo Presidente” program. “Colombia handed over their country and is now another state of the union. Don’t make the mistake of attacking: Venezuela is willing to do anything.”

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  2. foutsc Says:

    Echoes of Argentina 1982? A misstep by Fidelito could lead to a big embarrassment for the Venezuelan regime…

  3. Fausta Says:

    Foutsc, yes, makes one think of Argentina, doesn’t it?

  4. marc in calgary Says:

    I think Venezuela is one direct military strike on a hydro station away from having the country plunged into darkness and clean water shortages.

    Will Hugo enjoy his day in the sun…
    Yes, it’s starting to look like the last days of ’82 Argentina

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  6. Pat Patterson Says:

    Now all we need are the bodies of dead Polish soldiers clustered around a Venezuelan radio station.

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