“Chávez … expressed solidarity with ‘president Robert Mugabe and the people of Zimbawe, because both blacks and whites have rights.'” So will Venezuelan land reform also end in famine? (Aside: I fear that those who hope Chávez will do something about the notorious correlation in Venezuela between status and lightness of skin will be grievously disappointed, although it may take them a decade to admit it.)
- My Bolivarian republic for a horse
The last time I was in Caracas a general parked his tank outside the national assembly building and the chamber maid
- Translator caught by Kim il Sung
Translator Carlos Ferrero quotes bit of a piece called Aprender a ser libre (Learning to be free) by Jorge Edwards, whose
- “Catalan on the road to extinction”
More panic-mongering from the linguacrats: Carme Junyent, director of the low-activity Group for the Study of Threatened Languages at Barcelona University
- Blogger closed down my favourite copyright violation site!
Hasta luego Edgar León, but what’s the real solution?
- A gringo, a Spaniard and a Mexican…
This ties into Hugo Chávez’ use of the race card in the runup to Halloween (“Halloween is a gringo custom, [and]