I’m headed down to Venezuela for a break, leaving the laptop behind with plans to build some sandcastles with my girls.
Stay out of trouble, people. On second thought, start some.
Last time I was in Caracas:
That guy you know from the Internet, probably.
Words to lots of Venezuelan songs, including some key aguinaldos.
This is a much better story than the AP brief I saw running a few days ago. It’s clear in this story that the shortages are affecting state-run stores, not every grocery chain, and the economic pressures are detailed.
New Year’s Eve in Caracas … finally.
Feliz Ano Nuevo everyone, and best wishes for a happy, healthy, prosperous 2006.
The view of Caracas today:
by Ryan Sholin
Financial Times take on the one-sided parliamentary election in Venezuela.
FT.com / World / Americas – Chávez and allies enjoy clean sweep
One of the daily newspapers in Caracas publishes a bit in English.
Links to lots of different sites from all dies of the political debate in Venezuela.