Hahaha...what a plonker; I know that we know that he knows that they know that his bullshit, wind-up, anti-imperialist comments are only hot air but it's great to know that he knows that we know that his country needs the very 'enemy' he continues to slag-off. Still, I'm sure the eggs and furniture that PDVSA (the Venezuelan state-owned petroleum company) are producing helps things along. Can you calculate the 'loss' that he has made (he is almost entirely personally responsible) by not being able to utilise the massive surge in oil price effectively?
"The other half - 1.2 million barrels per day - goes to America, Venezuela's only genuinely paying customer."
The daily Telegraph reports more bad news for Chavez, not only is Caracas now the 5th most dangerous city in the whole world but "Venezuela now has more murders than Colombia - despite its neighbour being officially at war against Marxist guerillas." [Link]
El pueblo venezolano merece algo mejor.