Welcome to the Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean.
This week’s must-read: The Economist’s briefing, Hugo Chávez’s government
The wrecking of Venezuela
Venezuelans are starting to fall out of love with their president. Will they be allowed to vote him out of power?. Lengthy but comprehensive and a must for anyone interested in the hemisphere’s future.
Update: Via Soccer Dad, http://rubinreports.blogspot.com/2010/05/another-humiliation-for-obama.html”>Another Humiliation for the Obama Administration: Coddled Brazilian Regime Seeks Oil Deals with Iran
Introducing Colombia’s own Obama
Che and the workers
Abn-Amro: Money laundering for Cuba, Iran, others, and ABN AMRO bank pays 500 million for busting US sanctions – the clients include Cuba, Iran, Libya, and Sudan.
From two weeks ago, one I missed: Why the Rush on the Puerto Rico Statehood Bill? Something Doesn’t Add Up
Your Tax Dollars at Work: ‘Machete’ Glorifies Race War