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Gunfights kill 13 in Matamoros, Mexico

  Got a hankerin’ for the Old West? When the de rigueur men’s accessory was a six-gun? Here’s an idea for you – go live in Matamoros, across the Rio…

Ecuador’s Self-Fulfilling Prophecy About Assange

Ecuador’s Self-Fulfilling Prophecy About Assange

On October 23, the Ecuadorian government expressed their fear that should their embassy house guest, Julian Assange, become seriously ill, he could not receive proper medical treatment under the current…

Cuba Lifting Travel Restrictions

Cuba Lifting Travel Restrictions

Look out, Miami, the relatives are coming! Cuba is ending the travel restrictions put in place in 1961 when Cubans were trying to leave the island in droves. After January,…

Chavez Declared Winner In Venezuela

Chavez Declared Winner In Venezuela

By a margin of 54% to 46%, Hugo Chavez has been declared the winner in yesterday’s presidential election in Venezuela, pushing back the strongest challenger he has had in his…

Chavez Channels Sharron Angle In Venezuelan Election

Chavez Channels Sharron Angle In Venezuelan Election

Remember Sharron Angle? Two years ago she challenged Harry Reid for his Senate seat in Nevada. She famously said that if the Tea Party did not gain control of the…

U.S. Finally Addresses Assange Issue

U.S. Finally Addresses Assange Issue

There’s a very old comedy polka that goes, “I don’t want her, you can have her, she’s too fat for me….” That pretty much sums up today’s State Department response…

Assange Update

Assange Update

British Foreign Secretary William Hague has issued a statement explaining the United Kingdom’s response to Ecuador’s announcement of asylum for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange. It all goes back to that…

NOW It’s Official – Assange To Rot In Ecuadorian Embassy

NOW It’s Official – Assange To Rot In Ecuadorian Embassy

Seven a.m. turned out to be too uncivilized for the Ecuadorians. The official word came down around 8:30. Because they fear for Mr. Assange’s human rights, Ecuador will continue to…

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