Martinelli sacks Cochez

He did it, says Cochez, all in the name of Democracy. He has now sacrificed himself for that great ideal, because Venezuela is, as we all know, a brutal dictatorship with no free elections where the evil Chavez persecutes the media in which he, Guillermo Cochez, freely publishes his rantings. A hero has fallen in the battle for a better world.

US Navy at Panama’s borders

As part of the War on Everything, the US is invading Costa Rica. About 7,000 marines on 46 warships are sailing to the small country and will, according to the US embassy, "be able to enjoy freedom of movement and the right to carry out the activities that they consider necessary to complete their mission.”