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Leave Venezuela in time of blackouts

I think that some know the situation in Venezuela, I say some because I know that Venezuela is not the center of the universe, and therefore there are people who do not even know where it is. Many of those who read me, feel and suffer from the situation from the outside, a few believe they know what is happening, they make judgments ...

How I got my son out of Venezuela

After witnessing the concert for humanitarian aid to Venezuela, I decided to conclude with a letter that I had not been able to finish. If you read the publication, about my odyssey to leave Venezuela, surely you were curious to know how was the end of my trip. The ordeal of the trip continued, I had told them that I could ...

How the world map was in 1922

This latest edition of National Geographic brings two topics of great interest: On the one hand, an extensive report on the heritage modeling process using laser capture systems. This is a collector's item, which explains the complexity of the work on the faces of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota ...

Other Obliquities of the Political Crisis in Honduras

2009 was the year in which the political crisis in Honduras exploded in the new modality of coups, with the characteristic of a partial coup, with justifications within a tangle of laws that protect it; despite breaking the purest principles of democracy. Geofumadas now exceeds 100,000 monthly visitors, but ...

Latinobarómetro, 2011 report

There is a Latin America hidden behind the stereotypical image of the twentieth century, we have transformed. While political weakness and mistrust overwhelm the region's agenda, progress continues silently without attention. Thus a new region arises that pushes to go faster than the countries, to redistribute the fruits of ...

Of blows of state and other gajes

  After the report of the Truth Commission came out, we have been able to read in detail the testimonies of those who were on one side or the other in what was the democratic crisis in Honduras in the last two years. The report does not say many things that we did not know, the big conclusion is ...

The Honduran crisis seems to end

  "If you are to give birth to iguanas, we will raise iguanas," he said. But there will be no more deaths in this town because of you. (page 11) "What do you think?" José Arcadio, honestly, answered: -Dog shit. (page 14) "We don't send papers in this town," he said without losing his temper. And so that you know it once, no ...

... days I don't want to pass ...

A weekend, disconnected from the chickens of Farmville, from the tasks that never end, from the garlands that must be hung on the wall ... Although the political crisis, we all want the bad taste to finally pass. Almost borrowed dog. It looks like one called Fido, which my brother gave away as a dog, for ...

The post 801

This post should not be wasted on a vain topic, but the week will be very busy if I want to go on vacation in peace; so I'll have to talk between the lines. As a debt to the comment of the friend who asked if my son draws Asterix and Obelix, here is an example taken from one of ...

The crisis in Honduras ... continues

Those who are traveling, staying where they are, airports closed, my son happy because he won't have his exam. Curfew for more than 24 hours, no business, no work, no solution. The rest, just a continuity of the same novel in which the extremes become more polarized every day ... after almost three months of its ...

Honduras chose the third alternative

"By this means, I inform you that I denounce the letter of the Organization of American States in accordance with the provisions of Article 143, with immediate effectiveness" Only this was missing, having to open a category for politics and international law, because the theme goes for long. Yesterday I was talking about the possible options ...

Honduras: perverse or viable alternatives

… You haven't written me for days, did they take away the Internet? Or is it that you are in the streets or is it that you no longer love me? Yours sincerely: your cloth of tears: the blog Honduras returned to the world arena, after little was said about this small piece of the puzzle that was forced into the ...

6 days that have changed our lives

The last few days have been so different, one from the other. Each one has had a different flavor, a shame that the taste is so polarized, while the sweet turns sour for some, in others it happens the other way around. For everyone, the background flavor is gall, as I am not an ideologist and neither is this ...