· January, 2006

Stories about Venezuela from January, 2006

Venezuela: More on Bridge

11 January 2006

Daniel Duquenal translates an editorial by Teodoro Petkoff on the government's responsibility for last week's bridge collapse. Oil Wars wonders if racism slipped into an opposition PR campaign to capitalize on the public discontent.

Venezuela: Oswaldo Barreto

10 January 2006

We have linked to several of Guillermo Juan Parra's translations of Oswaldo Barreto's editorials. Now, Parra focuses in on Barreto himself and his ties to Venezuelan poetry and literature.

Venezuela: Belafonte hearts Chavez

  9 January 2006

CaribPundit is disgusted that Jamaican-American performing legend and human rights campaigner Harry Belafonte supports Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. “Fer cryin’ out loud, Harry,” says CaribPundit in a post entitled “Just shut up and sing Day-O” (referring to the song for which Belafonte is best known), “ask Germany, Italy, France, the...

Blogging in Exile

  7 January 2006

The following article was originally written in Spanish by Sebastian Delmont, a Venezuelan native who now lives and blogs in New York City. It was published in the first (and only) issue of Weblog Magazine, but is also available at Delmont's second blog, Zona Geek. Following the article, I will...

Old road Caracas-La Guaira

7 January 2006

Curucuteando features a series of pictures of the old road Caracas-La Guaira (ES), which is now the best way to go from Venezuela’s capital to the coastline and the airport.

No Longer a Bridge to Caracas

  6 January 2006

This graphic links to a study developed by Cecal-ULA (a research center at the Universidad de Los Andes in Venezuela) on the likelihood of the collapse of Viaduct 1 and how the problem could be solved before the road falls down. Yesterday at 7 in the morning, the Viaduct 1...

Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago: Poet Rafael Cadenas

5 January 2006

Guillermo Juan Parra announces the end of his Antología blog, which contains his translations of various Venezuelan poets. He says the 12 posts will serve as a skeleton for a print anthology of 20th century Venezuelan poetry. This last month features poet Rafael Cadenas while he was living in Trinidad...

Cuba, Venezuela: Bloggers Interviewed

  3 January 2006

Aleksander Boyd of Vcrisis and George of The Real Cuba were both interviewed on Clandestine Radio durring the week between Christmas and New Years. The audio interview is available for download. http://www.clandestineradio.com/gcw/gcw_060102.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS