Tag: Hugo Chavez

12 things to watch in 2012

12 things to watch in 2012
2012 The Year Ahead 1. The Latino voter – How will Latino voters influence the 2012 presidential election? Latinos are key voters in many states. Obama got 67 percent of the Latino vote in 2008 but those numbers could slip as many Latinos are upset over his immigration policies that have resulted in more than... Read more »

Twitter team of 200 assist Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez You may have heard that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is now on Twitter  @chavezcandanga. He joined around six weeks ago and so far he has more than 520,000 followers and is included on almost 18,000 lists. ¡Ay, caramba! I wish I had that many followers. But I’m a one-woman operation and... Read more »

Slavery, an election and Ahmadinejad goes to Latin America

There have been some interesting headlines out of Latin America recently. A slavery ring was broken up in Mexico City. In Honduras, they held an election while the deposed president is still holed up in the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa. And the president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, was recently on a Latin America... Read more »

Journalists who publish "false news" could face jail in Venezuela

It’s important as American bloggers and journalists we stand up for press freedom around the world. This is why the other day I wrote a blog post about a Sudanese female journalist who faces 40 lashes for wearing pants. Now the latest attack on journalists comes from Venezuela. The leftist government of Hugo Chavez recently... Read more »