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The United States is refusing to recognize the outcome of the recent presidential election in Venezuela, which Chavez ally Nicholas Maduro won with 50.7% of the vote. Washington, virtually alone in ...
by Justin Zachary
Comment Count 233 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 07:29 PM PDT with 110 Recommends
Chavez may be nuts, but this time, beneath his usual huffing and puffing, he's right. Colombia attacks inside Ecuador's border, Uribe lies to President Correa of Ecuador by saying it was done 'in ...
by SinDuda
Comment Count 98 comments on Tue Mar 04, 2008 at 12:56 PM PST with 33 Recommends
My state's newspapers come in two flavors: Extremely right of center, and just slightly less right of center. Despite being a Democratic state, the state of the media is deplorable as demonstrated ...
by electronicmaji
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun May 10, 2009 at 02:44 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
So I'm working the flip side of the time change here to pimp my web ad I created. I fell a few recs short of the rec list and people really liked it so I thought I'd re-post since It got pushed ...
by ourhispanicvoices
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2008 at 10:46 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Note the fact that he just conceded defeat, on a referendum on which he had pinned immense personal hopes -- with less than a 1% vote difference. A dictator -- or our current administration in ...
by samizdat
Comment Count 53 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2007 at 10:16 PM PST with 25 Recommends
In the wake of public outcry over the recent actions by Israel in Gaza, Venezuela has become a hotbed of anti-Semitism. The culmination of this anti-Semitic sentiment was a Jan. 30th attack on the ...
by Red Sox
Comment Count 600 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2009 at 12:08 PM PST with 22 Recommends
I've never posted a diary before but the response to Hugo's death has brought me out of hibernation. When it comes to Hugo Chavez, it appears as if people do not let those pesky things called facts ...
by winnerforlife
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 06:00 AM PST with 21 Recommends
It is shameful to see all of the comments in support of Hugo Chavez after his passing. He was an authoritarian, plain and simple and created a cult of personality to mask his woeful management of ...
by buildrail
Comment Count 155 comments on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 07:09 PM PST with 21 Recommends
If you read the Washington Post as religiously as I do, you probably have a pretty good grasp of the taxonomy of Latin American leaders.
by Joshua Holland
Comment Count 36 comments on Sat Apr 26, 2008 at 09:26 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
With so much controversy over this vote, I am astounded there is no real thread for following the returns and the outcome. So I am creating one with some links for coverage and infomation. http://
by CarolDuhart
Comment Count 127 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2007 at 09:23 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Sean Penn writes ... Then there's Newt Gingrich, who commented on the Chavez greeting ...
by ArthurPoet
Comment Count 42 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2009 at 08:46 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
I just watched on CNN as Barack Obama spoke in Wisconsin. He was brilliant! Direct and strong, funny, inspiring and genuine. After speaking a bit in heartfelt tones to the tragedy we are going ...
by abrelaboquita
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Nov 01, 2012 at 10:21 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Harry Truman famously quipped : "I don't give them Hell. I just tell the truth about them and they think it's Hell."
by BoldProgressives
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 12:11 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Today is a good day for the new version of socialism, the 21th century socialism who is already the ideology if Bolivia and Ecuador, two countries where the abandoned poor, the workers who earned ...
by progressive socialism
Comment Count 299 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2009 at 08:29 PM PST with 15 Recommends
by LeftHandedMan
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Feb 23, 2006 at 06:44 PM PST with 15 Recommends
I've had worse reasons to get joyously drunk than the ...
by redsmear1
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Apr 21, 2008 at 08:37 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
The mainstream press is not mainstream. It is radical. It is a willing instrument of U.S. foreign policy makers to help prepare the public to accept, and often cheer, U. S. coups, invasions, and ...
by Magbana
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Nov 29, 2007 at 07:20 PM PST with 14 Recommends
by heathlander
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2007 at 10:19 AM PST with 13 Recommends
I know its become the famous picture for the conservative pundits and even MSNBC and CNN. I wasnt surprised to see the picture of Obama shaking and laughing with Chavez on TV again today. But the ...
by houskin
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2009 at 12:39 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
by daveweigel
Comment Count 100 comments on Tue Apr 11, 2006 at 01:38 PM PDT with 12 Recommends