Welcome to the Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean. The big news of the week: Hugo Chavez’s tour and weapons purchases. Read The Economist’s report, Venezuela’s foreign policy: Friends in low places
Hugo Chávez dreams of forging a new world order and Venezuela’s tangled financial and nuclear relations with Iran
Rep. Bill Delahunt Arrogantly Insults Latin Americans
Never really understood all the fuss about Juanes to begin with. I simply don’t like his voice.
In search for justice
Nine American Airlines employees have been busted in a cocaine smuggling ring today: US targets smugglers at Puerto Rico airport
After Andorra freezes accounts of Chavez associates and relatives, Venezuela’s Comptroller defends Chavez on corruption, as the Andorran corruption/terrorism accusation is covered up
This week’s posts and podcasts
Explain this one to me
Venezuela to develop nuclear energy with Russian help
Venezuela to get Russian missiles
“Is Iran building nukes in Venezuela?”
Do any of the healthcare bills cover illegals?
What principle is guiding Obama’s Honduras policy?
Nuclear Venezuela: 15 Minutes on Latin America
“Venezuela’s Chavez says hopes can work with Obama”
France to build 36 fighter jets for Brazil
At Real Clear World,
Sarko, Back in Brazil, Makes Jet Deal