Jun 4, 2013
The 'Miracle' Tongue Patch: Beauty-Conscious Venezuela's New Extreme Diet
"I don't have the willpower to go on a diet, so this was the only way," says Yomaira Jaspe, a Venezuelan woman whose eating decisions are currently dictated by a plastic patch sewn onto her tongue.
Caribbean News Now!
Letter: Another fine mess you have got us in, Stanley
Dear Sir: Is this the prime airline that Gonsalves referred to when he told us that some great airlines would be flying into Argyle? Will this be our 'flag carrier' airline? Will this be as good as it gets? This is a new airline established in 2004, but several bad records have held it back from being a success.
Green Left Weekly
Venezuela: Chavez's plan to 'demolish ultra-right'
"My plan is to demolish the ultra-right so that a true opposition arises, because I am ready to work with them," Venezuelan socialist President Hugo Chavez told a mass rally of supporters of his re-election campaign in the Caracas neighbourhood of Charallave on September 9. "Not before placing the condition that these opponents respect the national ... (more)
The Star Online
Chavez tells rich to vote for him, avoid civil war
Venezuela's stridently anti-capitalist president, Hugo Chavez, has urged the rich to vote for him to prevent a "civil war," while his rival told the poor he will not scrap popular socialist welfare projects if he wins next month's election.
Venezuela opposition scuttles rally due to violence fears
With less than a month to go before Venezuela's presidential elections, the opposition said it was forced to keep its candidate, Henrique Capriles, from attending a rally Sunday because of fears that pro-government forces posed a threat.