Some people just deserve one another

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Hey, kiddies, have I got a story for YOU. Make sure you’re sitting down for this one. And have a paper bag handy to breathe (or vomit, as the case may be) into…you’re gonna need it!

On Monday, it transpired that journalist Patricia Poleo and student leader Nixon Moreno had decided to marry, after just nine months together. Something that could be called “love in exile” is the relationship between these two Venezuelans.

The event has taken the Venezuelan media community by surprise. It seems to be a fait accompli, and Poleo has moved to Peru, where the student leader is taking asylum, to speed up the wedding because “she wants to be married as soon as possible”.

The plans of Poleo and Moreno were confirmed to Marianella Salazar on her radio show . According to press reports, the couple will make their home in Miami.

Translation mine.

My, this is so SUDDEN! But isn’t it sweet that these two exiled lovebirds found one another? Everybody, repeat after me: Awwwwwwwwwwwww!

Only, as you may have guessed, there’s a rub to all this. Nixon Moreno isn’t really a student leader. Patricia Poleo isn’t really a journalist. And neither of them is really in exile. But I’m getting a little ahead of myself, so let’s back up this truck a bit.

Nixon Moreno is a wanted man. In 2006, at a violent “demonstration” by oppos in the university town of Mérida, he assaulted a policewoman named Sofia Aguilar. He beat her up, ripped her clothes off, and held a gun on her. He no doubt meant to go further with this sexual assault, but was stopped in time. Rather than submitting to arrest, he fled, then hid out in the Apostolic Nunciature in Caracas. (Yes, that’s right, the house of the Vatican’s ambassador to Venezuela. They shield perverts under their frocks as a matter of almost routine.) While there, he finally received his political science degree; shucks, it only took him an extra decade of squatting, taking up spaces that could have been occupied by three or four more deserving students! Then, diploma in his fat little hands, he fucked off to Lima, Peru–which, after Miami and Bogotá, is the most fashionable hangout for the scum de la scum of Latin America. He is still a wanted man:

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“WANTED: for murder, sadism, and rape.”

And no, he’s not a “student leader”, he’s a GANG leader. Nixon Moreno is a plain old garden-variety thug.

Patricia Poleo is something else. Something even worse. The daughter of oppo newspaper owner Rafael Poleo, she is also wanted by the Venezuelan federales. For what? For a car bombing that killed Danilo Anderson, the hot-shot young prosecutor who just happened to be investigating the coup d’état of April 2002. Anderson was getting perilously close to finding out who ordered all those deaths, both Chavista and oppo, on April 11, when two groups of demonstrators came under fire from rooftop snipers, undercover sharpshooters, and opposition-controlled Metro Caracas police. And it most certainly wasn’t the big guy in the red shirt, whom the oppos keep scapegoating for literally every bad thing that happens in Venezuela! So Danilo Anderson had to be stopped somehow, and in November of 2004, he was–with an earth-shaking kaboom that broke windows for blocks around. The investigation has been hobbled ever since. “La Papo”, as she is also known, is believed to be one of the intellectual authors of that assassination. (Another media mogul of the opposition, Nelson Mezerhane of Globovisión, who was also a banker, is believed to be her accomplice. He, too, is a fugitive from justice–and recently got a little karmic justice when his bank, the Banco Federal, went under and was taken over by the government. The feds bailed out the depositors–this is how it’s done, Your Barackness, take note–but you can bet “El Turquito” Mezerhane won’t be so lucky when they finally get their mitts on HIM.)

La Papo has an interesting tendency to leave dead bodies behind wherever she goes. Just in April of this year, her ex-husband, Gastón Alfredo Rodríguez Delgado, was found dead in Apostaderos de Pampatar, on the resort island of Margarita. The 54-year-old, who was the son of two well-known Venezuelan actors, was bound, gagged, and stabbed to death in an apparent home invasion. Just a random robbery gone wrong? Or a targeted killing? Given his past criminal career (he’d done time for various drug-trafficking-related offences in 1989), I’d say the latter.

So, it seems, La Papo, a criminal herself, has a taste for criminal hubbies. Which means that she and Nixon definitely deserve one another. Just like chocolate and peanut butter…if that is not too sweet an allusion for you. And if you should happen to chance upon them in Lima, whatever you do, do NOT approach them; they should be considered armed and dangerous, and turned in to the Venezuelan authorities, pronto.

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2 Responses to Some people just deserve one another

  1. JoAnn says:

    That’s more innuendo and false fantastic logic as I’ve seen in a long time! Doesn’t it occur to you that Ms. Poleo may have been accused of a crime as a way to push back her anti-Chavista views? “Considered armed and dangerous” ??? Wow. Talk about a leap of faith or in the case a leap of falsehoods…

  2. Gee, JoJo, why didn’t you address Nixon Moreno’s crimes? Those are well known and NOT in dispute. Perhaps because it’s easier to defend a pretend-respectable magnate’s daughter. Doesn’t it strike you as odd that a “respectable” woman who’s being “persecuted” for her pro-coup views would stoop to marry an equally putschist THUG? Because it sure strikes me that way.
    Her late ex-husband would probably say so too, but then, THAT criminal is dead.
    Plus, innocent people don’t flee the country on luxury yachts when the trail of investigation starts getting too close to their door. Patricia Poleo DID.
    You really need to get out of Miami more. Between all the criminals making their home there and all the crapaganda in the media, it’s no wonder you can’t put two and two together.

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