February 2004: Journalist.
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Oct 05, 2009 Politics and Prison in Venezuela: Student Protester's Saga Shines New Light on Chávez's Approach to Dissent
QUOTE: human rights and legal policy groups say that even more worrisome is the growing number of government foes [in Venezuela] in jail for what they allege are politically motivated reasons.
Washington Post Aug 16, 2009 Doctored Data Cast Doubt on Argentina: Economists Dispute Inflation Numbers
QUOTE: in a globalized world, where a pensioner in Italy might be as likely to invest in Argentina as in Fiat, the suspected modifications [of socioeconomic data by the Argentinian agency National Institute of Statistics] are being felt far beyond this city [Buenos Aires].
Washington Post Jul 31, 2009 U.S. Criticized for Extraditing Minor Colombian Drug Suspects
QUOTE: A range of critics -- defense lawyers, analysts and even a former American ambassador who once strongly advocated extradition here -- are questioning a policy that they say has gone beyond targeting drug kingpins to scooping up players on the periphery of the narcotics trade
Washington Post Jul 09, 2009 In Honduras, One-Sided News of Crisis: Critics Cite Slanted Local Coverage, Limits on Pro-Zelaya Outlets
QUOTE: in Honduras, some of the most popular and influential television stations and radio networks blacked out coverage or adhered to the de facto government's line that Manuel Zelaya's overthrow was not a coup but a legal "constitutional substitution,"...
Washington Post May 15, 2008 Venezuela Offered Aid to Colombian Rebels
QUOTE: President Hugo Chávez, who has publicly lauded the FARC and characterized Colombia's government as illegitimate, ridiculed the latest batch of correspondence Sunday as "imbecilic documents." He cast Colombian President Álvaro Uribe as a "manipulator" linked to drug trafficking and charged that the Bush administration is using the documents as a pretext to invade Venezuela from Colombia.
Washington Post May 22, 2007 Paramilitary Ties to Elite In Colombia Are Detailed: Commanders Cite State Complicity in Violent Movement
QUOTE: Mancuso's testimony, buttressed with remarks made in a jailhouse interview by another top paramilitary commander, represents the first time that major players in the scandal have described in detail how the establishment joined forces with them
Washington Post May 16, 2007 Wiretaps Raise New Problem for Colombia's Uribe: Police Unit Intercepted Calls By the Opposition, Reporters
QUOTE: Opposition politicians in Colombia demanded an explanation from President Álvaro Uribe's government on Tuesday after it was revealed that an elite police intelligence unit had for two years been illegally tapping the phones of opposition figures and journalists.
Washington Post May 15, 2007 Colombian Lawmakers Arrested: 14 in Congress Now Charged With Ties to Paramilitary Groups
QUOTE: The Colombian Supreme Court on Monday ordered the arrest of five more congressmen for alleged links with illegal paramilitary groups, bringing to 14 the number of lawmakers charged in the widening "para-politics" scandal that has shaken this Andean country and its conservative government.
Washington Post May 07, 2007 An American's Kafkaesque Encounter With Nicaragua's Justice System
QUOTE: To the natives of this picturesque Pacific Coast village, a budding magnet for tourists and retirees from the United States, there is no doubt that Volz is guilty...But court documents, along with interviews with witnesses and lawyers, suggest the verdict was heavily influenced by small-town passions and a desire for swift justice.
Washington Post Apr 20, 2007 Colombian President Denies Ties to Paramilitary Groups
QUOTE: But the scandal has raised allegations that dogged Uribe when he ran for president -- that he had ties with paramilitary organizations during his years as senator and governor of Antioquia, the country's industrial hub. Those groups, formed by landowners and funded by drug traffickers, eroded support for guerrillas by killing thousands of peasants and leftist politicians in a dirty war that has lasted a generation.
Washington Post Jan 31, 2007 Venezuela Poised to Hand Chávez Wide-Ranging Powers
QUOTE: Two months after Chávez was reelected to another six-year term by an overwhelming margin, Venezuela is experiencing a fundamental shift in its political and economic climate that could remake the country in a way perhaps not seen in Latin America since Fidel Castro took power in Cuba in 1959. On Wednesday, the National Assembly is expected to entrust him with tremendous powers that will allow him to dictate new laws for 18 months to transform the economy, redraw the structure of government and establish a new funding apparatus for Venezuela's huge oil wealth.
Washington Post Jan 09, 2007 Chávez Sets Plans for Nationalization: Venezuela 'Heading Toward Socialism,' President Says; More Powers Sought
QUOTE: Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez on Monday announced plans to nationalize the country's electrical and telecommunications companies, take control of the once-independent Central Bank and seek special constitutional powers permitting him to pass economic laws by decree. "We're heading toward socialism, and nothing and no one can prevent it," Chávez, who won a third term in a landslide election in December...
Washington Post Dec 01, 2006 For Chávez, Firm Rule and Favors: Venezuelan President Expected to Win Easily in Sunday Vote
QUOTE: [Venezuela's] populist president, Hugo Chávez, beloved by his followers, has achieved a cultlike status by mixing his considerable charisma with a free-spending policy of funneling billions into social programs. But that hasn't stopped his oil-rich government from using every tool at its disposal to ensure that voters flock to its side in Sunday's presidential election.
Washington Post Oct 26, 2006 Concerns Accompany U.S. Support for Uribe: Talks in Colombia Note Alleged Abuses Of Human Rights
QUOTE: a high-level U.S. delegation that visited here this week raised concerns with President Álvaro Uribe's government about human rights abuses by the army and about the scandal-plagued effort to disarm paramilitary groups.
Washington Post May 12, 2006 Colombian Court Legalizes Some Abortions
QUOTE: Colombia's highest court has legalized abortion under limited circumstances. The decision is expected to embolden women's rights groups across Latin America to use courts in their countries to try to roll back some of the world's most stringent abortion laws.
New York Times Dec 18, 2005 The World: Latin America Looks Leftward Again
QUOTE: ...a new leftward tide now rising in Latin American politics. Tired of poverty and indifferent governments, villagers here are being urged by some of their more radical leaders to forget the promises of capitalism and install instead a community-based socialism in which products would be bartered. Some leaders even talk of forming an independent Indian state.
New York Times Jul 30, 2005 Unending Graft Is Threatening Latin America
QUOTE: Brazil's scandal is just the latest reminder of the unremitting corruption that has marked Latin American politics since colonial times, when absolute rulers regarded newly conquered realms in the New World as their personal property.
New York Times Jul 01, 2005 Report Criticizes Labor Standards in Central America
QUOTE: The reports, by a labor advocacy group, the International Labor Rights Fund, were commissioned by the Labor Department, and concluded that working conditions in five Central American nations and the Dominican Republic were dismal, and that enforcement of labor laws was weak.
New York Times Jun 22, 2005 Colombian Lawmakers Set Rules for Disarming Paramilitaries
QUOTE: Colombia's Congress approved on Tuesday a law governing the disarmament of the country's death squads, legislation that permits the demobilization of thousands of fighters but grants generous benefits to paramilitary commanders accused of atrocities and cocaine trafficking.
New York Times Jan 21, 2004 Colombia's Landed Gentry: Coca Lords and Other Bullies
QUOTE: "...an older, festering crime that lies at the root of Colombia's 40-year conflict is stepping up the illegal seizure of Colombia's most fertile land..."
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