Welcome to the Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Argentine Suit Says Falklands Role Bars Barclays From Debt Swap
If you can’t blind them with brilliance, baffle them with bullsh**t: Evo Morales says “Our grandfathers fought against the English empire and the Roman empire, too,
Bolivia: Una decepción silenciada
Heatwave roasts Rio, kills 32 in southern Brazil
I guess we should all move to Rio today!
Olympians To Indigenous: Where’s Your Country?
Brazil’s recovering economy
Joining in the carnival spirit: The government will be less abstemious than it claims
Piñera to back Insulza for OAS chair. And what else did you expect?
Costa Rica’s new president
Thriller for Chinchilla: Another woman president
Rolando Pérez Oro, Cuban Political Prisoner of the Week, 2/14/10
Castro Catches Useful Idiot Celebs on Candid Camera
The instant creation of emerging teachers
Costa Rica elects first woman president, inspiring the region
Laura Chinchilla won Costa Rica’s presidential election in a landslide victory Sunday that is eliciting cheers from women across Central America.
Gigantesca marcha cívica en Guayaquil
Nebot: Guayaquil le ha dado una “patada cívica” a Correa
Salvaguardias, crecimiento economico y desempleo
Ecuador’s Version of the Tea Party Movement?
Mel Zelaya never disappoints
THE HEROIN ROAD
A lethal business model targets Middle America
Sugar cane farmers from a tiny Mexican county use savvy marketing and low prices to push black-tar heroin in the United States.
JOURNAL: Open Source Networks and Heroin
Black-Tar Heroin: A Glimpse of California Before Decriminalization
El Gran Gobierno, práctica común del sandinismo en Nicaragua
Starbucks, Kraft help Peru coffee sales
Peru’s flood-hit tourism
Ruined: Making do without Machu Picchu
Industrial windfarm development in Puerto Rican IBA rejected by government
Venezuela and Cuba
“Venecuba”, a single nation: Hugo Chávez, as he drafts in ever more Cuban aides to shore up his regime, is fulfilling a longstanding dream of Fidel Castro’s
Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez Follows a Well-Trodden Path
Oil in the Orinoco Flow
Autopsia de una cadena
Silly things I heard recently that matter to Venezuela
A Cuban vampire in Caracas
The electricity mess of Chavez for dummies
Venezuela: HRF condemns media crackdown and relaunches its campaign for press freedom in Venezuela
En video: Revela que “vamos a hacer nuestra energía nuclear” y se solidariza con Ahmadineyad
Hugo Chavez’s Year of Living Dangerously
The week’s posts and podcasts:
Chavez and the “terrorist” Twitter: 15 Minutes on Latin America
Today’s headlines: 15 Minutes on Latin America
daniel duquenal says
Did you not know that Sylla had to fight back an Aymara invasion? Shame on you Fausta!
Shame on me indeed! And Caesar crossed the Amazon, too! Hahaha!
Pat Patterson says
So Morales spilled the beans and revealed that Bolivians were descendents of the Carthaginians and the Boers.
Zelaya should have been jailed for the crimes he committed. This is the problem with Latin America- coupsters and gangsters walk free on political deals or amnesty. Look at Chavez! Criminals should be punished and until the rule of law is enforced from top to bottom, nothing will change. It took the US military to arrest Noreiga. Why not Panamanians?
History according to Evo means that the 300 Bolivians fought the Persians at Thermopylae in 480BC.
Pat Patterson says
Hola Persas! No pasara!