Feeling a clear and present danger from Team Obama's new bases designed to contain the FARC, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is threatening retaliation and cutting off oil exports to his top customer, the U.S.
Morris' work has led him to uncover evidence of atrocities potentially committed by actors of the state. His reporting has often thrown doubt on official government positions few other journalists seem dare to challenge.
Venezuela has carried out more than 800 expropriations across industries and involving all sorts of property. Hugo Chavez must be revealed as the petty authoritarian and enemy of individual rights that he is.
With the Communist Party finding a second life in Russia one wonders if trust is wearing thin between Vladimir Putin and Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez. The two leaders hold discussions in Caracas tomorrow.
Last week Tom Brokaw presented a human rights award to Gabriel Gonzalez. The thoughtful young man then flew home to Colombia, where he is charged with being a terrorist and faces seven years in prison.