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  • Chavez: Two Obamas, war and peace

     
    by Mark Silva Hugo Chavez, the president of Venezuela, says he likes one of the President Barack Obamas whom he sees. "We have an Obama that talked about peace,'' Chavez said, in an interview aired tonight on CNN's Larry King......
  • Glenn Beck: 'God Help us all'

     
    by Mark Silva "What's the secret sauce?'' Glenn Beck is asked about the popularity of his FOX News Channel program in an interview with Newsmax - sort of like a Keith Olbermann interview in Ramparts. "America is looking for someone,......
  • Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to join airborne scientists seeking rain

     
    Venezuela's efforts to combat severe drought conditions may include President Hugo Chavez going airborne with scientists as they try to generate rain from clouds. Chavez has said a team of Cuban scientists are in Venezuela to fly aircraft with special...
  • Mexico Decries Forbes' Powerful People

     
    MEXICO CITY — Mexico decried Forbes magazine’s decision to name the country’s most-wanted drug lord to its “World’s Most Powerful People,” calling it an insult to the government’s bloody struggle against drug cartels. A spokesman for the...
  • Latin America Digest: Today's one-line news briefs

     
    Mexico City — NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez, the U.S.-born son of migrant farmworkers, Tuesday lobbied Mexico to start a space agency and invest more money in science, technology and education. Caracas, Venezuela — Opposition parties and Jewish...
  • Colombian President Alvaro Uribe missing 'Amazon Summit' in Brazil because of foot injury

     
    Colombian President Alvaro Uribe today sent his regrets to Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, saying he would be unable to attend the so-called “Amazon Summit” in Manaus, Brazil, on Thursday because of a foot injury. Some hoped the...
  • President Barack Obama and Latin America: A strong new beginning or not so much?

     
    Since becoming president, Barack Obama has promised a new beginning in relations between the United States and countries throughout Latin America. He even caused a stir during an April meeting of Western Hemisphere leaders by exchanging warm greetings...
  • Easy reelection likely today for Bolivian President Evo Morales

     
    Bolivian President Evo Morales is expected to breeze to an election day victory today, giving him a second term as leader of the South American country and solidifying his influence over the country's future. Morales, the country's first indigenous...
  • A cap-and-trade exercise riles Copenhagen

     
    Ironies abound here at the global climate talks, from the simple (holding a global-warming summit in freezing cold, inviting thousands of delegates from impoverished nations to one of the world’s most expensive cities) to the sad (the Danish people,...
  • Hugo Chavez parties at Copenhagen like it's 1959

     
    The Venezuelan president is becoming the world-stage equivalent of the drunk uncle you hope doesn't show up for Christmas. First there was his complaint to the United Nations General Assembly that the speaker's podium reeked of sulfur following a speech...
  • Former Venezuela President Rafael Antonio Caldera dies at age 93

     
    Former Venezuela President Rafael Antonio Caldera, who helped establish democratic elections in the country and whose two terms as its leader were separated by 20 years, died early today at age 93, his son and state media said. Caldera served as president...
  • It's Christmas Eve: A nuclear accident at Los Alamos, Cleopatra's tomb, and Hugo Chavez unveils $13 cellphones

     
    Nuclear Bomb Researchers Accidentally Blow Up Building (Gawker) According to Rev. Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church "God Hates Lady Gaga." Now you know. Threshold to Cleopatra's mausoleum discovered off Alexandria coast. Scientists think they...