Homeland Season 3: Mid-season review

***SPOILER ALERT*** This piece contains key details of the show’s current and past seasons, read at your own risk! Showtime’s hit series has been smashing the ratings and earning important awards since it started back in 2011. The show gave us a chance to experience the return to TV of the amazing Claire Danes. In […]

Venezuelan Dictator Hugo Chavez Dies at 58

Venezuelan Vice President Nicolás Maduro announced Tuesday morning that the 14-year despotic reign of President Hugo Chavez had ended, as Chavez died in a military hospital in Venezuela after a two-year battle with cancer. Chávez was democratically elected to power in 1998 as a 44-year-old lieutenant colonel from a working-class family, after having served two years in […]

Black People of Venezuela

My first encounter with them was on my second day in the country. I was in a bus heading 6 hours from Caracas to a city called Barquisimeto in a journey that started at 8:00 o’clock in the morning. Inside the bus it was so cold one had to put on a sweater or shiver […]

The Clash of Races

Is there racial discrimination in Venezuela? No. This is the answer you will get from about 90 per cent or more of the population here in Venezuela. There is no racial discrimination, only there are issues with classes, you would be told. Venezuela presents a very difficult fabric which is interwoven and mixed to the […]