Posts Tagged ‘Hugo Chavez’

John Pilger examines America’s war on the people of Latin America, the propping up of corrupt regimes and “American interests” as a justification for immoral foreign policy. Movie up at Hulu:


Human Rights Watch (HRW) continues its decades long pattern of bias and selective outrage. Ignoring the right wing paramilitary death squads of Colombia next door, it has the audacity to proclaim Venezuela “the most abusive” nation in all of Latin America. This in response to the Chavez government essentially taking away the broadcast license of a hostile TV station that helped and participated in a coup d’tat against him — more commonly known as treason. The Venezuelans of course went on to create a number of new media outlets available to the common people so that they would have a voice to be heard for the first time.

The Bias of Human Rights Watch

HRW has a longstanding trail of not seeing the crimes of the usual suspects while vilifying the official enemeis of the empire.



Bill Blum has a periodic newsletter that you can sign up for on his site. This time, he explores the possible assassination of Hugo Chavez via cancer (carcinogens).