Category Archives: Inca Dink-a-Doo

Chile offers Bolivia sea access…but…

So, Chile finally decided to do Bolivia a favor in its demand for access to the sea. (You may recall that the latter lost that during the War of the Pacific.) Only, as with all things Piñera, there’s a catch: … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Solidarity is EVERYWHERE, bitches

Yesterday, Venezuela was not the only place where people were demonstrating huge support for a certain much-loved president who wasn’t well enough to take his own oath of office (yet!): That was, of course, just one European city. Here’s what … Continue reading

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The strange case of Máximo Laura

The following article was sent to me by my friend Sasha, who divides her time between Canada and Peru. It’s by Antonio Rengifo Balarezo, and it describes some disturbing tendencies afoot in Peru today: The reason for accepting the charge … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Caption Time in Bolivia

It may be the holiday season for most of us, but Latin American heads of state aren’t getting any rest. While Evo is off signing bilateral agreements in Peru with Ollanta, his vice-president, Alvaro García Linera, is holding down the … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Ollanta inaugurates, Chavecito celebrates

Yesterday was a busy, festive day in Latin America. In Peru, a progressive finally got himself inaugurated president: Ollanta Humala is in the sash! That’s his wife, Nadine Heredia, applauding behind him. Radio Rebelde has more on what Peru can … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: A friendly visit from Ollanta

Guess who was in Venezuela today: Yup, Ollanta was in the house today. He met with vice-president Elías Jaua in this video, and gave a short press conference in which he expressed a wish to visit Chavecito, to see him … Continue reading

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Ollanta, Evo. Evo, Ollanta.

This is such a nice shot of Ollanta and Evo that I was tempted to save it for Friday. But the story that goes with it is too hot to sit on for three whole days, so here it is: … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Ollanta Presidente!

My gosh, the dominoes are just tumbling in Latin America, aren’t they? It’s getting so that you’d hardly recognize the place anymore. First it was Venezuela, then Bolivia and Ecuador. Argentina and (for a while) Chile have had some progressive … Continue reading

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Mario Vargas Llosa, concern troll

Ye Gods. Just when you thought he couldn’t get more repugnant, crabby, fuddy-duddy or racist, Peru’s most tragic export to the First World has piped up again…and surpassed himself in a show of sheer subhuman backwardness that makes me want … Continue reading

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Mario Vargas Llosa: The plot thickens

More strange accusations against Mario Vargas Llosa are emerging from the shadows. These come courtesy of La Tribuna de Toledo and EFE, via Aporrea: The Swedish Academy announced yesterday, in a surprising manner, that it will be investigating this year’s … Continue reading

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