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Battle for Venezuela being fought online

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The battle for Venezuela is being fought as vigorously online as on the streets, with opposition...
Read more Feb 21 2014, 12:51am CST


World Cup: Venezuela federation not eyeing Maradona as coach

Source: Channel News Asia

Venezuela's coach Cesar Farias gestures
CARACAS: Venezuela's Soccer Federation has not considered hiring Argentine Diego Maradona as coach of its squad, the organisation said on Wednesday, shooting down rumors and suggestions by Maradona himself that he could be in line for the job.The federation has not yet replaced Cesar Farias, who quit in November after the team missed out on the finals in Brazil. Diego Maradona. (A ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia 6 days ago, 10:21pm CDT

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In Venezuela, Party Divisions Are Maduro’s Greatest Challenge Yet

Source: World Politics Review

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has struggled from the moment his mentor, Hugo Chavez, named him as his successor. Maduro faced countless crises: an economy circling the drain, crime rates skyrocketing and huge opposition protests. In recent weeks, the most dangerous of all Maduro’s problems has emerged: a fracturing of support among Chavista loyalists. If Maduro loses his party, he will lose power. ...
Full article at: World Politics Review 6 days ago, 7:00pm CDT

Football: Maradona says could be next coach of Venezuela

Source: Asia One

CARACAS - Argentine great Diego Maradona has said he could be the next coach of Venezuela, the only South American country that has never made it to the World Cup.RELATED STORIESWorld Cup 2014 SpecialCesar Farias quit in November last year after the Venezuelan team, which is known as the 'Vinotinto' ('Red Wine') for its burgundy-coloured kit, missed out on the Brazil finals.The Venezuelan Football Federation has not made any a ...
Full article at: Asia One 6 days ago, 8:33am CDT

Texas Democrat Rep Publicly Mocks Abbott as 'Little Satan'

Source: Big Government

AUSTIN, Texas—At the Texas Democratic Convention in Dallas, the booth operated by Texas State Representative Trey Martinez Fischer (D-San Antonio) is causing controversy for mocking Attorney General Greg Abbott, the Republican nominee for Governor. Fischer’s booth, which he has been promoting heavily all day on his Twitter account (@TMFtx), is giving away “Lotería” cards, or Mexican lottery cards that feature characters and riddles. Fischer has assigned nicknames like those commonly fo ...
Full article at: Big Government Jun 28 2014, 11:22am CDT

Venezuela's president: Suarez punished for hurting football powers

Source: Asia One

Uruguay Training & Press Conference - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
CARACAS - Venezuela's president has weighed into global controversy over Uruguay striker Luis Suarez's World Cup expulsion, saying he had been unfairly punished for helping eliminate Italy and England. "They can't forgive Uruguay that a son of the people has eliminated two of football's big nations, so they invented a whole case," Nicolas Maduro said late on Friday.Suarez scored two goals against En ...
Full article at: Asia One Jun 28 2014, 8:37am CDT

The Tower of David: How squatters took over a 45-story office building and turned it into a home

Source: National Post

The Tower of David, a 45-story skyscraper in Caracas, was designed to be an office building. Instead, it has become an improvised home to around 2,500 people. In 1990, construction began on Centro Financiero Confinanzas, nicknamed the Tower of David after its chief investor, David Brillembourg. Within four years, two unforeseen calamities put a halt to the procedings: Brillembourg died, and Venezuela ...
Full article at: National Post Jun 23 2014, 2:09pm CDT

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Uber-left free press’ ‘Net Neutrality’ isn’t what most supporters think it is


In the cinematic classic “The Princess Bride,” Inigo Montoya utters the now oft-repeated “You keep using that word.  I do not think it means what you think it means.” Uber-Left government-media outfit Free Press is highly practiced in this disingenuous art.  Their name is one shining example.  It sounds good, but when you find out for what they actually stand – not so much. And they use “Net Neutrality” one way publicly ...
Full article at: Jun 23 2014, 7:26am CDT

HAARP's future uncertain as Air Force plans to dismantle program

Source: Russia Today

Swiss Tightrope Walker David Dimitri In Plzen
The controversial program, also known as HAARP, has been home to a large number of conspiracy theories, but it will officially be taken offline at the conclusion of a final research experiment in June. According to the Anchorage Daily News, exactly what will happen to the facility – which features nearly 200 high-frequency antennas across 30 acres and was used to conduct experiments related to the Earth’s ionosphere – remains unclear. The University of Alaska is reportedly considering ...
Full article at: Russia Today Jun 19 2014, 3:58pm CDT

Diego Maradona: ‘Spain 1 – Holland 5 showed that my friend Mourinho was right about Iker Casillas’ [De Zurda]

Source: 101 Great Goals

On punditry duty for Venezuelan TV during the World Cup – a link established through his friendship with late President Hugo Chavez – Diego Maradona was scathing in his assessment of Iker Casillas’ performance in Spain’s 1-5 capitulation against Holland. Casillas – who has admitted it was the worst performance of his entire career – was at fault for at least 2 of the goals, and Maradona had no mercy with the man known as San Iker in Spain. Maradona an ...
Full article at: 101 Great Goals Jun 14 2014, 9:43am CDT