Tag Archives: Chavez

The Honduran Coup

On June 28th, the democratically-elected president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, was abducted by the military and deposed to Costa Rica. The perpetrators claimed they removed Zelaya to protect democracy — a near-universal justification for criminal acts on the world stage — but since the action deposed a legitimate government, it easily slides into the category […]

Trouble brewing down south

While the US media can’t see past the presidential election battles (funny that they only seem capable of covering one thing at a time), tensions are rising in South America. Ecuador and our best buds in Venezuela have both deployed troops to their border with Colombia. From what I understand the episode began when Colombian […]