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WORLD CUP 2014 KICKS OFF IN BRAZIL

Venezuelan Government Tightens Noose Around Its Citizens

by moctavio




Somewhere where I have been recently. Any guesses?






I know I have been absent for a while. First, I went to Caracas and did not leave in a very positive note after all of the events of the last few weeks, but more importantly, I am on my yearly biking junket somewhere in the world, but before it starts I have been stuffing myself with the required protein for the task ahead.









As for Venezuela, things are getting worse. Not only worse in the sense of current events, but also in the sense that the Maduro Government has decided to do away with all semblance of democracy and in one swipe, it has extended the tenure of the members of the Electoral Board indefinitely. Recall, that their terms expired a year ago, but now the Supreme Cort, using the same lack of judicial basis that allowed Maduro to become President, while Chávez was still alive, has decided they can stay there forever. 





Thus, Maduro and Chavismo have wiped their you know what with the 2000 Constitution as we now have …