Category Archives: The Salvador Option(s)

J. J. Rendón, samurai of silliness

Do you take this man seriously when it comes to matters of leadership in Latin America? If you do, I feel sorry for you. Because Jean-Guy Allard has done some digging, and what he finds is…well, amusing: El Diario las … Continue reading

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Crapaganda douche sues Salvadoran president

Well, well. What have we here? Looks like our old pal, Jota-Jota, is not only a massive douchebag-o-crapaganda, but a mighty litigious greedhead, as well… Juan José Rendón, advisor to the ARENA party, sued Salvadoran president Mauricio Funes for defamation … Continue reading

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Saving Beatriz

“Beatriz has the right to life”. Yes…yes, she does. NOW. Beatriz, the woman in grave condition whom the Supreme Court of El Salvador had denied an abortion, received a premature Caesarian section on Monday. The 22-year-old, who already has a … Continue reading

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17 electrical saboteurs caught in Venezuela

It’s literally getting down to the wire in Venezuela. Yesterday, the military, which is in charge of securing the country’s electrical plants and stations, announced a major capture: The chief of the Strategic Operational Command of the Bolivarian National Armed … Continue reading

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Terrorism and destabilization in Venezuela, all you can eat…

Venezuelan justice minister Néstor Reverol plays back audio of some highly incriminating phone calls between members of the Salvadoran terror cell that attempted to disrupt next Sunday’s presidential election. Here’s the story: “Capriles has managed to find safe places, for … Continue reading

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Funes calls for investigation of Salvadoran terror cell

A couple of days ago, I translated a denunciation by Venezualan acting president, Nicolás Maduro, of a Salvadoran terrorist cell believed to be working for his opponent, Henrique Capriles Radonski. Today, the president of El Salvador is doing his part … Continue reading

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Nicolás Maduro denounces dirty tricks, assassination attempt

Nicolás Maduro holds up evidence of a Salvadoran mercenary cell in Venezuela, complete with pictures of the individuals involved, the cars they drove, and where they met. He connects them to both a leading opposition party co-ordinator, and the US … 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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Quotable: Sir John A. Macdonald on US imperialism

Image by Tigana Too. Yes, my Latin American amig@s, it’s true. Nosotr@s, l@s canadienses, somos el OTRO patio trasero de los EEUU. We’re the US’s OTHER backyard, and we’ve been just as much subject to their imperialism as you. So … Continue reading

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Honduran coup benefits Mexican drug gangs

The Honduran people? Not so much… Surprise! Fascism is great for crooks, lousy for law enforcement. It’s not just democracy that suffers.

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