By Jeff Nolan on May 16, 2010
I read this and realized that the social media industry has indeed become mainstream when thuggish potentates in banana republics are using Twitter to suppress and intimidate the citizenry.
CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chavez urged supporters to use Twitter to blow the whistle on currency speculators on Sunday and announced that police raids […]
By Jason Busch on January 18, 2010
Venezuela, the most recent former democracy to fall into the hands of
a truly kooky dictator with nationalist ambitions, recently devalued the bolivar in an attempt to shore up its challenged currency. A recent Reuters wire story captured the esse…
By Zoli Erdos on November 15, 2009
Image via Wikipedia Well, not really *that* Cloud.. but it’s the weekend (for a few hours), so light weight posts are in order. 🙂 Reuters reports: Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez says he will join a team of Cuban scientists on flights to “bomb clouds” to create rain amid a severe drought that has aroused public […]