Category Archives: Ecuadorable As Can Be

Festive Left Friday Blogging: El Ecuadorable in Paramaribo

UNASUR is having its big shindig — its 7th ordinary session, in case you wonder — in Paramaribo, Surinam, this time ’round. And everyone who’s anyone in South America is there today, including these two guys: That’s the president of … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: What makes Rafael Correa so awesome?

Among other things, it’s because he climbs every mountain: This picture comes courtesy of his official Facebook page, BTW.

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Why Evo?

Further to my post from the other day, it seems that I’m not the only one who’s picked up on the not-so-subtle racism of the European countries who denied Evo’s plane the right to pass through their airspace. Venezuelan TV … Continue reading

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They are SO FUCKING PARANOID.

Really. What more can I say when Evo Morales, of all people, has been denied permission to overfly four European countries, just because some nimnul thinks that Edward Snowden might be on board his plane (and he isn’t)? Or when … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Not just a pretty face

In lieu of the semi-regularly scheduled Correa-pr0n, I hereby present: And that’s why we love him. Any questions?

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Press freedom under threat again in Venezuela and Ecuador

Press freedom is deteriorating rapidly in South America. Two politicians — one from Venezuela, one from Ecuador — attack a Dutch reporter for asking critical questions: Ha, ha, whoops. That didn’t happen in South America. It happened in Europe — … Continue reading

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The Snowden Affair, as seen from Venezuela and Ecuador

So far, Venezuela has not received any asylum request from Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor turned whistleblower who revealed that the intelligence agency is spying on pretty well everyone who’s got a telephone and/or internet access. But, says President … Continue reading

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The long impunity of Carlos Menem

If you saw The Take, you’ll no doubt recognize the old man in the picture. Carlos Menem, following the dictates of the IMF, presided over an economic “miracle” in Argentina, which “mysteriously” (to hear certain economists tell it, anyway) turned … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: A most Ecuadorable inauguration

It was inauguration day today in Ecuador for a very popular re-elected leader. And guess who was the guest of honor? Yup, Nicolás Maduro was there, wearing his mourning armband for Chavecito…without whom there might not have BEEN a President … Continue reading

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Rafael Correa connects the dots

The crapaganda mafia of the North American media aren’t known for their honesty in reporting on Latin America. It takes nothing less than an interview with a Bolivarian head of state to set the record straight, and even then, who … Continue reading

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