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In his latest bid to sow conflict in order to direct attention away from the country’s real problems while eroding other non-ChA?vez power bases, ChA?vez is going after the Catholic Church. Allegedly, El Pueblo is behind him: Far be it from me to stick up for the Catholic Church for any reason, but if those [...]
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A few months out from legislative elections, the ChA?vez administration today intensified its crackdown on opposition media by arresting Guillermo Zuloaga, the owner of Venezuela’s only remaining opposition television station, GlobovisiA?n. He was arrested by military amoxicillin dosage. intelligence police. Supposedly he is being investigated for criticizing the ChA?vez administration’s record of attacks on freedom [...]
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Welcome Home, Hugo ChA?vez

Thank the Blogger Gods, Hugo ChA?vez is going methotrexate price increase. to launch his very own blog. This is the perfect medium for the long-winded and famously workaholic president, and frankly, I can’t wait to see what he writes about. non generic viagra on line. My only piece of advice is: Do not enable comments. [...]
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It’s the body count, stupid

The best reason to dislike Hugo ChA?vez is not that he’s a Marxist or a tyrant or anti-American or any other such silliness of the likes you find in the op-ed pages of the Wall Street Journal. The best reason to dislike Hugo ChA?vez is that after 11 years, it’s safe to say he’s failed [...]
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The chilling effect

It started with a rumor posted on popular anti-ChA?vez site NoticieroDigital.com that several government ministers had been murdered. Now there is talk in Venezuela of “regulating the internet,” whatever that might mean. I’ll believe it when I see it (and when I do see it, I’m going into the web proxy business). Frankly, the rumors [...]
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Half-spring forward

The last time I was cialis orlando for sale. in Venezuela, I never quite figured out what time it was. My laptop clock was always off by a half hour, in one direction or the other. When I got home, I remembered that ChA?vez had ordered the clocks moved back by half an hour to [...]
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Less money, mo’ problems

ChA?vez’ innovative experiments in centrally-planned capito-socialist economy are looking pretty shaky these days. For one thing, the Venezuelan economy shrank 3.3% last year, which isn’t surprising except for the fact that the slump worsened in the 4th quarter – to 5.8% – just as the rest of Latin America is beginning to recover. The oil [...]
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Time to get some new lawyers

As predicted, ChA?vez is lashing out furiously at the harsh report on Venezuela and human rights issued by the OAS’ Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), calling it “pure garbage.” But although he’s angry, he doesn’t seem to have a clear idea what’s actually happening: ChA?vez said his administration is preparing to “denounce nizagara 150. [...]
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ChA?vez and Uribe started “yelling and called each other names, using obscene language” during a private dinner at the “Unity Summit” taking place in Mexico. The 31 Latin American countries in attendance are supposedly in the process of forming a regional political group that excludes the U.S. and Canada how to take viagra for best [...]
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Why is ChA?vez picking a fight with Polar?

First, last week, ChA?vez ordered food company Polar – which most famously produces beer and arepa flour – to move its brewery in Barquisimeto, as the government is going to use the land for a public housing project. Polar protested, and now ChA?vez has finasteride online retail. issued a threat: “If you keep on like [...]
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