Sunday, April 10, 2011

I'll see your Makled and I raise you a Lobo

Chavez, Santos and (OMG!) Lobo
One thing is certain: Colombians now take only cash with Chavez.  Once burned, you know, twice shy....

Chavez really, really wants narcocelebrity Walid Makeld back to Venezuela where a mock trial will silence, for a few weeks at least, all the narco charges pressed against some of the highest military ranks of the Venezuelan army, and who knows how many that are into the laundering system of Venezuela, made proficient through extensive washing of corruption dirty clothing.

So Santos had no trouble to force Chavez to seat down with cursed Honduras president Lobo and have the picture published, with a Chavez looking so ill at ease that for a brief instant I had some kind of sorry pity feeling for him.  But very brief, rest assured, as soon as I remembered that he has only himself to blame for all the blackmail that Santos and Colombia are putting him through.

Big hit for Santos if you ask me!  With an additional slap at Lula, by the way as now Roussef will have it easier to renew ties with Honduras.  Don't you love this moments of ground shifting?

How much more did Chavez pay for Makeld, by the way?


  1. That is an interesting take. It would certainly be just to see Chavez get screwed anyway possible.

    However, has Chavez said anything about the meeting with Lobo?

    According to the interview Makled had with CNN en espanol, he has damning videos he is prepared to release. That would be nice, but one wonders what he is waiting for.

  2. I saw somewhere earlier today, can´t remember where, where there was a picture of Chávez with Lobo, and the caption went something like, "El Caperucito Rojo sorprendido por el Lobo". Very appropriate.

  3. What a great title to your post!

    With Chavez still pending withdrawal from CAN, Colombia signing the free trade with the US and Chavez extending the trade deal with Colombia, looks like Santos is way out on top of this deal. I would not be surprised if imports from the empire even come from Colombia next!

  4. I think it's pretty bad that Santos is still insisting on delivering Makled to Chavez- especially in light of the fact that the free trade pact is being approved.

    When Chavez makes his mock trial, Stalin style, where everyone will come to testify on the innocence of Chavez's government and army,Santos will have directly collaborated with this cover-up.We are talking here about the 3rd most important drug king- pin.

    It will show that in LA the dirty drug laundry is washed in-house and will make us wonder up to what degree Santos himself is involved in the drug trade.

  5. Anonymous5:44 PM

    this was too good. the Brazilian angle is the most important one.


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