The big news this week is not actually news, it’s the rumors surrounding Hugo Chavez’s stay in Cuba:
His brother Adan tells the hoi-poloi to take arms if necessary to keep Chavismo rolling
More on that at The Devil’s Excrement and Babalu.
Daniel of Venezuela News and VIews has an article on power & Chavez
Foreign Countries Look to Latin America for Food
Boudou, appointed as economy minister in July 2009, has emerged as one of Fernandez’s most loyal cabinet ministers. In his previous job as head of the state pensions body, he won her trust when she nationalized private pension funds in 2008.
Miles de venezolanos piden asilo en EEUU
The week’s posts and podcasts
ATF Gunwalker fast and furious roundup
Venezuela’s sponsoring terrorism, and Brazil gets hacked
Does Hugo Chavez have prostate cancer?
Mexican drug cartel kingpins: Dead or caught roster
Hey, Hugo, how are you doing?
In Silvio Canto’s podcast
Mexico’s Hidden War