Over the last few weeks the private English media has stepped up its campaign against the Venezuelan revolution, spreading a number of lies and misconceptions around President Hugo Chavez’s health, the politics and legalities involved in his swearing-in for his new term, and the Venezuelan government’s handling of the situation.
The Kenny Clarke Band performs his composition “Just A Blues Riff” in Switzerland in 1966 featuring Flavio Ambrosetti (alto sax), Franco Ambrosetti (trumpet), George Gruntz (piano), Isla Eckinger (bass) and Kenny Clarke (drums). Continue reading →
The Washington Post has never been fond of left-wing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. As serious questions mount about the state of Chavez’s health, the paper’s editorial page (1/5/13) found it a good time to take another swipe: Continue reading →
[Yet another reason to keep your information close to you. WB]
An intelligence bill has put the frighteners on EU citizens as it allows the US access to their personal data stored in internet clouds like those used on Facebook and Google. The law is a ‘grave risk’ to the rights of EU citizens, says an EU report.
Judge refuses to dismiss charges against WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning
A military judge refused Tuesday to toss out the case against WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning but ruled that any sentence the Army private receives should be reduced by 112 days because of his mistreatment in confinement. Manning’s confinement at a …