Currency controls in Argentina
An ill-advised attempt to prop up the peso
INFLATION and capital flight have steadily weakened Argentina’s peso since Cristina Fernández became president in 2007.
Brazil’s former president
A new battle for Lula
The political implications of a cancer diagnosis
ON OCTOBER 29th Brazilians learnt that Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, their former president, had been diagnosed with cancer.
A ‘Human Rights’ Swindle in Colombia
Colombia’s taxpayers paid millions in compensation for a ‘massacre,’ most of whose victims are alive. The lawyers kept half the money for their organization.
John Hinderaker watches the beauty pageants so you don’t have to.
More bloated than ever, Chavez blames the “empire”, aka the USA, for his “cancer”, the cancers of Lula & Dilma (Brazil), and Lugo (Paraguay), Nestor Kirchner’s fourth (and fatal) heart attack last year in Argentina, and Gaddafi’s death.
The week’s posts and podcast,
Nicaragua loses by a landslide
FARC’s top guy is no longer; Bout guilty
Argentina: Persecuting the economists
What killed Laura Pollan?
Arizona busts massive Sinaloa Cartel operation
At Real Clear World,
Nicaragua: Just How Much Money Is Chavez Sending Ortega?
Silvio Canto’s Sen Rubio PLUS Mexico & Latin America