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Thursday | Mothering

I Never Wanted You To Label My Late Child a 'Hero'

We know that kids with cancer are heroes, right? The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society organizes an annual prom for its "little heroes" and a St. Jude affiliate clinic features a "wall of heroes," depicting young cancer patients.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Family, Kids, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Charitable Organizations, Lymphoma

Thursday | The Victoria Advocate


WHEN - he received endorsements from people like Louis Farrakhan, Muramar Kaddafi and Hugo Chavez, people said it didn't matter.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Wed Jul 30, 2014

National Post

Arthur Porter in bizarre battle to keep his luxurious, private Caribbean villa, Serendipity

Arthur Porter had a name for his private retreat in St. Kitts and Nevis, a tiny Caribbean island nation where he had quietly obtained citizenship.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, Weird


Venezuela demonstrates the nadir of American power

It should have been a pretty straightforward case. Retired Venezeulan general Hugo Carvajal, who was a close confidant of the late Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez and head of Venezuela's intelligence service, was indicted in Miami on federal charges of drug trafficking.


Related Topix: Drugs, Terrorism, Netherlands, Europe, World News

Buenos Aires Herald

Hugo Ch vez has his own 'anti-imperialist' font

Late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez is pictured while he writes in a wall. ''Those who want a motherland, those who want to be free, those who want happiness for their children, come with me on way to Socialism,'' the messahe reads.


Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

The Baltimore Sun

U.S. restricts travel by Venezuelan officials

The United States imposed travel restrictions on Wednesday on some Venezuelan government officials it accuses of rights abuses in a crackdown on protests against President Nicolas Maduro this year.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, Prison, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson


Venezuelans struggle with shortages

A genie appears from a lamp in the hands of an astonished Venezuelan boy to declare: ''You can ask for anything - except toilet paper!'' The world's highest inflation and shortages of basics from milk to toilet roll are really no laughing matter for Venezuelans, but they find solace in a thriving comedy scene lampooning the governance behind the ... (more)


Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela,


SmartPeople: Lady Gaga, Hugo Chavez, Linda Ronstadt

Lady Gaga A series of 'video portraits' of Lady Gaga raised over $1 million at an auction over the weekend.


Tue Jul 29, 2014


Venezuelan, Russian oil firms ink new deals

Venezuela's state oil firm PDVSA and its Russian counterpart, Rosneft, have agreed to promote output in eastern Venezuela, reported the Venezuelan News Agency.


In-depth Africa

Bad boy Israel, we are watching you

Social media, you double-edged sword! You beauty! Time was when we thought social media was a tool only for the oppressed people fighting tyrannical regimes from Iran to North Africa to Venezuela to, excuse me, Zimbabwe! Western media and governments would encourage the use of these new media to foment and precipitate; conduct and co-ordinate ... (more)


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hosni Mubarak, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak, Startups, Facebook


Late Night with Seth Meyers Monologue Highlights - 7/28

Below, check out "Late Night with Seth Meyers " monologue highlights from last night's broadcast! This weekend the New York Times came out in favor of marijuana legalization.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Seth Meyers, Publishing, Media, New Times, Marijuana

Silicon Alley Insider

Argentina's President Is Spending The Last Few Hours Before Her Country's Default Among Friends

It was late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's 60th birthday. They did however, arrive in time for a bash thrown by Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff.


Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff

Mon Jul 28, 2014


U.S. 'disappointed' Netherlands released Venezuelan wanted over drugs

The United States is "deeply disappointed" the Netherlands released a former Venezuelan military intelligence chief detained over U.S. drug trafficking allegations, and is "disturbed" at reports indicating Caracas used threats to obtain his freedom, the State Department said on Monday.


Related Topix: Drugs, Venezuela, World News


Arial, Times New Roman ... and now the 'Hugo Chavez' font

Supporters of Venezuela's late socialist leader Hugo Chavez on Monday unveiled yet another novel way of keeping his memory alive - a font for typing in "El Comandante's" handwriting style.


The Age

Hugo Chavez's handwriting to live on as new type font

The style will live on: late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez writes a message after signing his support for a proposal to change the constitution, in Caracas in December 2008.


Related Topix: South America, Venezuela, World News,

Mises Economics Blog

WSJ: "What Really Drove the Children North"

On July 14, Mark Thornton's Mises Daily article explored how Drug War violence in Central America was a major factor in creating the child refugee crisis on the southern US border.


Related Topix: Drugs, US Military, US Marine Corps

Green Left Weekly

El Salvador: 'A new progressive hope for Latin America'

Marta Harnecker , a veteran Chilean-born author and politcal analyst who as an advisor to the government of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez between 2004-11, spoke to Jose P. Gurrero about the new left-wing government in El Salvador.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Venezuela: Debate over criticism, democracy flares up

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, second from right, with his council of ministers.



Venezuelan ex-general arrested after U.S. request

A retired Venezuelan military general wanted in the United States for alleged drug-trafficking ties was arrested in Aruba in a case that could further strain U.S.-Venezuela relations.


Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: The Carvajal plot thickens

ABC's Emili J. Blasco says sources in Washington confirm Carvajal was the "main figure" in the drug-running operation set up between the FARC, the Venezuelan military, and Hugo Chavez himself.


Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News