A couple tidbits on the Paraguana explosion and fire. First, this document popped up on the internet yesterday. Who knows if it was a final draft, or had been fact-checked, or what. You can see that the paper was crumpled — did someone rescue this from the trash? And if so, who? Anyway, I ran it through OCR so you can cut & paste the text, translate it, etc. (All yours for no extra fee, but that “Donate” button is right there on the right side of the screen if you can’t handle getting such a valuable service for free.)
Second, you know that Paraguana was big news by this: Venezuela had its most important civic event last night, the annual election of Miss Venezuela. But today, she isn’t the top story on ElUniversal.com! Look:
(updating) Third: People associated with but not members of the Chávez administration keep putting out the line that the explosion was an opposition plot. Here’s a great example.
I’m absolutely convinced that this was an act of sabotage… There is a group of Venezuelans around the candidate Capriles that has become pawns in the service of transnational interests…