Latin America

Dead Chavez update (continued)

Some recent events:

–When officials called for a moment of silence in honor of the late Comandante before a World Cup elimination match between Venezuela and Colombia in the Venezuelan city of Puerto Ordaz, this was the result:

I suppose we will be told that this was entirely the doing of bourgeois fans, and perhaps it was. But still…

–In an all-too-familiar convergence, the white supremacist and antisemitic American Free Press agrees with leaders of Venezuela’s “leftwing” government that Israel may well have had a role in Chavez’s death from cancer.

(Hat tip: Adam Holland)

–I suspect this would reduce George Galloway to uncontrolled blubbering:

I recognize (I think) Salvador Allende, Eva Peron, Augusto Sandino, Toussaint Louverture and, of course, Simon Bolivar and Che Guevara. (Guevara probably would have had Bolivar executed as a class enemy, but never mind.)

Who are the others?

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