It’s the day before inauguration day, and contrary to some overly optimistic expectations, t Hugo Chavez said on Saturday Barack Obama had the “stench” of his predecessor as U.S. president. While here in the USA “To trash Bush was to belong,” the trend continues with Chavez and his minions. The carnival goes on!
In today’s podcast I’ll be talking about Pres. Bush’s legacy in Colombia. Chat’s open at 10:45AM.
“Lula marcó distancia ante la posición de Chávez” Lula distances himself from Chavez’s position; Hillary and Obama aren’t happy about Chavez’s anti-Americanism, and other brief news today at Noticias24.
Uribe’s Voice: Transcript of a Call
Part II: “Che:” Bad Movie About A Bad Guy Gets Worse
The week’s posts and podcasts:
Today’s 15 Minutes on Latin America, at 11AM Eastern: Chavez wants the oil companies back
A name from the past: Noriega
Begging after biting the hand that feeds him
Today at 11AM Eastern: That military report on Mexico
“U.S. military report warns ’sudden collapse’ of Mexico is possible”
Pres. Bush honors Tony Blair, John Howard and Alvaro Uribe
Today’s 15 Minutes on Latin America: Venezuela’s back-door currency devaluation
At Real Clear World Blog:
Venezuela: Can’t Take “No” for an Answer
Venezuela: Currency Depreciation Through Back Door