Venezuelan Politics

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Fort Lauderdale Fraudsters Scammed Investors with Fake Colombian Disney World, SEC Says Inc - if you were writing a movie script and needed to cook up the name of a shady online outfit, that's probably a good candidate. Not surprisingly, the real life is being charged with fraud by the feds. The two heads of the Fort Lauderdale company talked big about lucrative ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Henrique Capriles: Weston's Hope for Venezuela

    At the news of Hugo Chavez's death, Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles was magnanimous: "At such a difficult time, we must show our deep love and respect to our Venezuela," he tweeted. "My solidarity to all the family and followers of President Hugo Chavez. We appeal for unity." He is t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Is Dead

    If you're seeing a bunch of news-media types on a beeline for Weston, there's good reason: Hugo Chavez, the charismatic and controversial president of Venezuela, passed away today. The death occurred at 4:25 p.m., according to CNN. As well known for his U.S.-bashing and flamboyant behavior as his di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Hugo Chavez Dies, and Weston Rejoices on Twitter

    It didn't take long for the tweets to start rolling in. Weston, which has the highest percentage of Venezuelans of any Florida municipality besides Doral, rejoiced at the news of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death. He reportedly died of infection. Across Broward County, the number of Venezu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Fidel Castro Might Really Be Near Death For Real This Time, Maybe

    Fidel Castro Is Dead rumors are about as common as rain clouds over a South Florida sky. It's happened so many times, people hear news of his demise and their reaction is mainly, meh. And, with Cuba's state-run news being so paranoid about the rest of the world having any clue that their leader ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Alleged Terrorist Got Help From South Florida Exiles, Cuba Claims

    Venezuelan police take Abarca to the airport before he's extradited to Cuba.​Francisco Chávez Abarca didn't make it far when he tried to get into Venezuela on July 1. Authorities detained the Salvadoran at the airport on charges that he allegedly planned bombings in Cuba.After Abarca's arrest, Ve ... More >>

  • News

    April 26, 2007

    Adiós, Fidel

    And hello again. Why Broward-Palm Beach immigrant groups are tired of the endless Castro drama.

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2006

    Take That, Hugo

    Adam Hasner is one courageous politician. When the Republican state rep from Delray Beach heard Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez call George W. Bush names at the U.N., he just had to do something to support America, the president, and his brother. So he bravely penned a letter asking the state to can ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 19, 2004