Monthly Archives: April 2012

Collapse of the Cocaine Kingdom

The other day yet another Venezuelan Supreme Court justice jumped ship and fled to USA. Last week it was the president of the criminal court, Eliado Aponte Aponte. In 2006 it was Luis Velásquez Alvaray in the constitutional court. It has already become clear that president Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías himself is the drug kingpin,

HD-domare: Venezuela en diktatur

En avhoppad domare från Venezuelas högsta domstol, med ansvar för brottmål, avslöjade härom dagen i en intervju fakta som visar att omvärlden länge låtit sig luras av det sydamerikanske landets storkäftade president, Hugo Chávez. Den version av händelserna den 11 april 2002, då en miljonhövdad folkskara tågade mot presidentpalatset och möttes av krypskyttar, vilket ledde

The next military coup in Venezuela?

October 7, 2012, a presidential election will be held in Venezuela. Or will it? There is a lot that suggests that the process will be interrupted by a military coup. Hugo Chávez is dying in cancer (although he has claims to be recovering), and the politicians are preparing for what happens next. The opposition in