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Monthly Archives: December 2010
Planning on making a satire internet show of Venezuela politics. YouTube. 3min weekly. @TheDailyShow style. Who wants in? “TV Venezuela Now” contact @robertosilvers
President Hugo Chávez writes a sometimes weekly column to the nation, entitled “The Chávez Lines.” Much like the Weekly Address by the US President, but written. This week’s text is particularly telling of how he views his political opponents, and … Continue reading
On Tuesday, December 21, 2010, the Venezuelan National Assembly passed (in its second discussion) a new “Law on Defense of Political Sovereignty and National Self-Determination.” As a result of the law: Venezuelan NGOs that defend political rights may not receiving … Continue reading
Excellent blog post by the Caracas Gringo on the recent power grab by Hugo Chávez, denying the will of Venezuelan voters by having “rule by decree” enabling powers assigned to him by the outgoing National Assembly. Alea iacta est. Venezuelan … Continue reading
Excellent blog on the recent “rule by decree enabling law.” Make certain to visit the original post at The Devil’s Excrement in order to read the interesting comments discussion and add your two cents. To all those that always say … Continue reading
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez is stepping over a very clear threshold should “rule by decree” powers be approved and implemented beyond the installation of the new National Assembly on January 5, 2011. Although the Constitution does not specify time limits … Continue reading
In addition to my own personal Twitter channel, I have recently implemented two new Twitter channels for those interested in following politics and democracy news in English on Twitter. 1) @VenezuelaBlogs — A collection of the best English language blogs … Continue reading