There’s an old saying about a person who is too close, too involved in a situation to see it as it really is. It is often said that they can’t see the forest for the trees. As we put 2016 behind us and approach the January 20th inauguration of now President Elect Donald Trump IContinue reading “Surreal: Trump, Russian Hacking and Life Imitates Art”
Yesterday, on the eve of a national election, interim Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro spent time visiting the tomb of Hugo Chavez to mark the anniversary of the 2002 coup d’etat attempt. Of course Maduro wasn’t campaigning because that would have been illegal as the day before an election is a black-out day and candidates can’t callContinue reading “Venezuela votes amid chirping birds and empty supermarket shelves”
The polls are open around the world as Venezuelans vote ; whether for change or the status quo only time will tell. Here’s hoping the election goes well, without any violence, disputes and with lots of transparency.