Thought for the day

"The Elderly are useless eaters." -- Henry Kissinger, Quoted in the book "The Final Days".

Update(1355ET): On Saturday the White House unveiled a monumental shift in its Venezuela policy, given only a short time ago Washington didn't even officially recognize Nicolás Maduro as the socialist Latin American country's legitimate ruler, announcing the easing of oil sanctions which allows Chevron to pump Venezuelan crude and export it to the United States.

Bolsonaro Denies Brazil Election Results on the Basis of a Software Malfunction MikeRivero Sat, 11/26/2022 - 08:06

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro filed a complaint on Tuesday contesting the results of the run-off election he lost more than three weeks ago. In it, Bolsonaro’s lawyer Marcelo de Bessa claims that a “software bug” on 59% of the voting machines used across Brazil invalidates many ballots, according to a report from the Associated Press.

BRAZIL: Millions protest against Socialist President-elect Lula da Silva, reject communism MikeRivero Sat, 11/26/2022 - 07:34

The entire nation of Brazil is in a citizen uprising over allegations of a rigged presidential election. Millions have taken to the streets in protest of President-elect Lula da Silva, a far-left socialist and convicted criminal who was sentenced to 12 years in prison on corruption charges.

US Might Give Chevron a License to Pump Oil in Venezuela MikeRivero Fri, 11/25/2022 - 07:29

The US might soon grant Chevron a license to pump oil in Venezuela in a move that would ease crippling sanctions that were imposed on the South American country by the Trump administration.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the easing of sanctions is contingent on the implementation of a $3 billion humanitarian project that is expected to be announced by President Nicolas Maduro and his opposition this weekend. The project would be paid for with Venezuelan funds that have been seized by the US.

The head of Brazil's electoral authority on Wednesday rejected the request from President Jair Bolsonaro and his political party to annul ballots cast on most electronic voting machines, which would have overturned the Oct. 30 election.

Brazil Freezes Bank Accounts of Citizens Protesting Election Results MikeRivero Thu, 11/24/2022 - 07:23

Brazil has started freezing the bank accounts of citizens found to be protesting against the nation’s recent presidential election results, according to reports.

As Slay News has reported, millions of Brazilians have been flooding the streets to rise up in protest over the controversial election.

Brazil's Bolsonaro, voted out, challenges election results MikeRivero Wed, 11/23/2022 - 14:52

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has challenged his electoral defeat last month to leftist rival Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, according to a complaint filed with the country's federal electoral court (TSE) that alleges votes from certain electronic voting machines should be "invalidated."

Bolsonaro's claim seems unlikely to get far, as Lula's victory has been ratified by the TSE and acknowledged by Brazil's leading politicians and international allies. But it could fuel a small but committed protest movement that has so far refused to accept the result.

Brazilian Military is Just Waiting for Bolsonaro to Give the Order to Arrest Corrupt Communist Judge MikeRivero Wed, 11/23/2022 - 08:52

Brazilian Truckers are blockading roads and ports while a Federal Judge had to step down for allegedly discussing a military coup with President Jair Bolsonaro. The head of Bolsonaro-allied Liberal Party will announce the next steps today.

Bolsonaro Sues To Invalidate 250,000 Votes Over "Malfunctioning Ballot Boxes" MikeRivero Wed, 11/23/2022 - 08:31

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has filed a lawsuit asking a court to invalidate 250,000 votes from "malfunctioning ballot boxes," according to Gazeta Do Povo

Brazilians Resist As Child Services Moves To Take Children Away From Election Protesters. MikeRivero Mon, 11/21/2022 - 14:46

The Brazilian Tutelary Council has begun removing the children of Brazilian election protesters from their parents’ custody. This comes after the National Council of Justice in Brazil issued an order to verify the condition of children involved in protests that have dominated the country following the election of far-left politician Lula da Silva.