A Queen, A 36-year-old BMX rider, a weight lifter from the Cota 905, and a self-taught phys ed teacher from rural town Barlovento are just some of the characters leading an unlikely historic generation of Venezuelan athletes
Diosdado Cabello’s multi-year crusade to render Voluntad Popular into a forgotten footnote in Venezuelan history looks maddeningly close to success.
As El Hatillo mayor David Smolansky goes underground, I think back on the amazing, inspiring 2013 campaign that made him mayor. It’s no wonder the government’s scared of him.
Getting rid of Maduro? That’s the easy part. The real question is what you do with the hyper-criminal faction leaders just beneath him in the chavista org chart.
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