Partly because I have a bit of time on my hands, partly because I just got a snazzy new net connection at home, but mostly because, erm…how to put this? JESUS H. CHRIST does it look like Chávez is out of control these days!
La Marqueseña, Walter Martinez, urban expropriations, the weird Pyongyang-Tehran-Caracas axis, escalating summit hissy fits, escalating gringophobia…scary stuff.
What I want to do (OK, try to do) is emulate the gringo blogger style by writing much shorter, more frequent posts picking up on little news items that often go unnoticed…I’m thinking of undercommented news like these two gems:Caracas Chronicles is 100% reader-supported. Support independent Venezuelan journalism by making a donation.