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“El Colombia” is captured!

A photo of “El Colombia”, real name Leiva Padilla Mendoza, is shown on Venezuelan state channel VTV. A little BIG good news, and a major break in the Robert Serra assassination. Caracol reports that the chief paramilitary suspect has been … Continue reading

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Robert Serra names his assassins

Who says dead men tell no tales? Not I. And not the Argentine journalist Fernando Vicente Prieto, who wrote the following article for the Correo del Orinoco about the recently slain young Venezuelan deputy, Robert Serra: It’s been 48 hours … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Hmmm, let me think…

…do I really want to do an FLFB entry today? Oh. Wait. I do: Posted because this is a nice photo of Gustavo Petro, and I like it. And there’s some good news on the horizon for him, too. It … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Not bad for an old Tupamaro!

First FLFB post of the new year goes to…Pepe Mujica, for a positively brilliant contribution to South American economic integration: The president of Uruguay, José Mujica, has offered Bolivia and Paraguay the use of a harbor on the Uruguayan Atlantic … Continue reading

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A few random thoughts on Chelsea Manning

So. THIS happened. The soldier we all knew as Bradley Manning has officially come out as transgender, and will henceforth be known here as Chelsea, in accordance with her expressed wishes. Of course, her coming-out has been greeted with the … Continue reading

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Statement from HIJOS Paraguay on the sham election

From my Facebook feed this morning, a link of interest to those following the Paraguayan coup and sham election. It’s from HIJOS Paraguay, the Paraguayan equivalent of a similarly named group from Argentina comprised of the children of persons disappeared … Continue reading

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Spanish paper speculates, anglo whore media runs with it.

“Doctors have already told the Chávez family that he will not recover. Venezuelan government to announce in the next few days the incapacity of the president, who has lost his voice.” O RLY? Film at 11… The Spanish newspaper ABC … Continue reading

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Cuba receives humanitarian aid shipments

A welcome sight on the tarmac at Santiago. Guess where it came from… Around noon today, at the Antonio Maceo Grajales International Airport in Santiago de Cuba, a shipment of humanitarian aid for those affected by Hurricane Sandy arrived from … Continue reading

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Clip ‘n’ Save: Handy Hurricane Hints

For my friends south of the border, a helpful checklist: Remember this when you go to vote, because if you or anyone you know plans on voting for Mittens, this is what you’ll get. A shitstorm. PS: More helpful hints … Continue reading

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Alvaro Uribe: “Not enough time” to be a war criminal

I have a terrible confession to make: After Colombia’s bombing attack on Ecuador in March 2008, I had this indelible impression of El Narco, Alvaro Uribe, as a nasty little hot-headed shit who had no respect for national boundaries, and … Continue reading

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