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Caracas 2015: Living in one of the world’s most dangerous cities

Caracas 2015: Living in one of the world's most dangerous cities... http://t.co/73NwmSc15e — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) June 10, 2015  

A look at the situation in Venezuela

Guest:  Comandante Cazorla, opposition leader, joins us for a discussion of the situation in Venezuela....the economic crisis plus the political problems.....the state of the opposition .....the polling data on upcoming elections......the food shortages all over the country......crime in the streets of Caracas and other cities.....the relationship with Cuba......US-Venezuela relations after the sanctions......and other issues about the […]

The currency is worthless in Venezuela

The bolivar is worthless these days........Click to read: http://cantotalk.blogspot.com/2015/06/the-currency-is-worthless-in-venezuela.html

FIFA is just another ugly “4-letter word”.

FIFA is just another ugly "4-letter word".......... http://t.co/Fu6HQCL7uc — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) May 31, 2015  

Cuba and US-Latin America stories of the week

Guest:  Fausta Rodriguez-Wertz, editor of Fausta's Blog, joins me for a look at US-Latin America stories of the week......we will discuss the latest legal setback for President Obama's executive order..........what impact will it have in Central America?  The latest from Mexico's upcoming mid-term elections........Chile and the president's problems......Argentina and Mr Nisman......Venezuela and allegations of drugs......Colombia and FARC......US-Cuba talks....... […]

Memorial Day 2015: I remember my late friend Nathan Aguirre

Memorial Day 2015: I remember my late friend Nath... http://t.co/4CLFPb3VEA — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) May 25, 2015  

“La tragedia en Caracas”: Our friends in Venezuela are dumping “el bolivar”

"La tragedia en Caracas": Our friends in Venezuela are dumping "el bolivar"...... http://t.co/iqJnfowpFC — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) May 23, 2015      

A break down in the rule of law in Argentina

Maybe the Nisman murder will inspire the next grea... http://t.co/pZPJ8WWypG — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) April 23, 2015  

The Panama summit and other US Latin America stories of the week

GUESTS:  Fausta Rodriguez-Wertz, the editor of Fausta's Blog......plus Roger Mailhot, a Canadian businessman with vast Latin America experience and currently living in Lima, Peru.......we will discuss the Latin American summit in Panama....the US-Cuba talks.....President Obama and Raul Castro.....the US-Venezuela rift.....more marches in Brazil.......the continuing crisis in Argentina....the murder of Alberto Nisman......and other US-Latin America stories […]

Wanted: Transparency in Mexico and Argentina

Wanted: Transparency in Mexico and Argentina http://t.co/vcrSvsCCzz — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) January 29, 2015  

Happy New Year! (Unless you live in Venezuela)

Happy New Year! (Unless you live in Venezuela) http://t.co/ULOCFFtczo — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) January 1, 2015  

Reds Return to Red Square on May Day 2014

MOSCOW - Tens of thousands of Russians marched through Red Square on Thursday as part of May Day celebrations in the first such display of Soviet-era-like ceremony since 1991 - the year the communist Soviet Union dissolved. "For the first time, stages will be filled, and 5,000 (labor) veterans will stand on the tribunes of […]

A report directly from Venezuela

We spoke on Friday night with Comandante Cazorla in Venezuela.  He updated the situation in his homeland. Michael Prada joined me to talk about the influence of Cuba in Venezuela. FRIDAY: Russia, Ukraine, Venezuela and other issues from the front pages.....Listen in now at http://t.co/uJ16TO4RHs. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) March 8, 2014  

CPAC 2014: Cruz and Rubio

Yesterday's speeches by Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Marco Rubio at the 2014 CPAC were good, strong, fearless, and inspiring... More outstanding CPAC videos: The Honorable John Bolton Mark Levin's “Andrew Breitbart Defender of the First Amendment” Award

A morning update from outside Caracas

We spoke Friday morning with Comandante Cazorla in Venezuela....he gave us a personal report plus information about the demonstrations outside of Caracas.   VENEZUELA UPDATE with Comandante Cazorla.......Listen in now at http://t.co/Gu6FuUgmE1. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) February 14, 2014