Tag Archive for Venezuela

January 9, 2010

Venezuela Says It Intercepted US Intel Plane

Venezuela President Hugo Chavez says his country’s F-16s intercepted a US P-3 intel plane that had violated its airspace. Chavez said the plane had originated from Curaçao. The US says none of its military aircraft violated Venezuelan airspace.

November 10, 2007

Shut Up! Spain’s King Juan Carlos Tells Hugo Chavez

Shut Up! That’s what Spain’s King Juan Carlos told Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. Wow, talk about Running of the Bulls. And may I add, “Smack Down.” Read The Full Story At The BBC

October 23, 2006

Venezuela Detains Person In Connection With Bombs At U.S. Embassy

Venezuela has detained an individual in connection to bombs left outside the U.S. Embassy in Caracas. Source: JP

October 19, 2006

Bloggers Stop EADS CASA Military Aircraft Sale To Chavez

DefenceTalk is crediting bloggers with stopping EADS CASA from selling military aircraft to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez: DefenceTalk—Bloggers have been credited with stopping the sale of European-made military aircraft to Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. After Spain brokered the deal with Chavez last year, bloggers targeted the state-owned aircraft company, EADS-CASA, for violating the U.S. arms […]

November 21, 2005

Mexico Stands Tall Against South America’s Bad Boy

I don’t find myself cheering Mexico that often, but I am today. During the Summit of the Americas, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez insulted Mexican President Vicente Fox, calling him a “puppy dog of U.S. imperialism.” The two countries quite promptly recalled their ambassadors. But the Wall Street Journal revealed last Friday that Venezuelan Ambassador Vladimir […]

November 14, 2005

Mexico And Venezuela Recall Ambassadors As Tension Grows

Mexico and Venezuela have recalled their ambassadors. Mexico is furious over Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’ remark describing Mexico as a “puppy dog” of U.S. imperialism: BBC—Mexico and Venezuela have recalled their ambassadors amid a diplomatic spat between the two countries. Mexican President Vicente Fox announced the move minutes after Venezuela said it was ordering home […]

Mexico Outraged Over Chavez “Puppy Dog” Remark

Mexico is outraged over a comment made by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and is demanding an apology: BBC—Mexico has threatened to sever diplomatic ties with Venezuela as relations between the two worsen. The Mexican government says President Hugo Chavez must apologise for describing his Mexican counterpart as a puppy dog for US imperialism. . . […]