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Could Obama Have Performed Better in Latin America?

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Barack, Foreign Policy, United States, Venezuela

Barack Obama’s handshake with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has managed to upset more than a few observers. Of course, the negative reaction from the right has been so predictable and overblown, there’s been little room for a more reasonable critique of Obama’s performance in Latin America. Thankfully, Eugene Robinson, writing for the Washington Post has […]

April 21st, 2009 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

$126 A Barrel

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Energy, Gas, Oil, Venezuela

Yep, it’s getting worse. So how long before $200? Well, if we move against Hugo Chavez…probably not that long: On Friday, The Wall Street Journal published a report that suggested closer ties between Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and rebels attempting to overthrow Colombia’s government, heightening chances that the U.S. could impose sanctions on one of […]

May 9th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »