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Two Days to the Election

In two days the fate of the country for the next six years will be sealed, yet again. Two presidential elections in one year? How lucky could we be? Well, … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chavez Timeline

Tuesday, March 5th — Death. 58 years old. Mourning period is called for the week and is extended after. Ley Seca imposed. Schools closed on the 6th, 7th, and 8th. … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ley Seca — Dry Law

Ley Seca is something the government imposes on holidays like Carnaval and Semana Santa (Holy Week) in an attempt to curb drunk driving. And apparently every day before 11am. (Several … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Electric Car…

… is not something you are going to see in Venezuela, ever. We bought a car last week, ¬†and even though we haven’t driven it much, since we don’t yet … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · 3 Comments

Political Limbo

I’m not sure how the US media outlets are covering the current political events down here, if at all. Here’s a brief explanation as I understand it. Chavez is in … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Contender Next Door

Here’s a brief intro into the current political season: Hugo Chavez Frias is the democratically elected leader of Venezuela. A man named Henrique Capriles Radonski, and our new neighbor, wants … Continue reading

August 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

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Neverita

I'm a mom to an amazing little boy, wife to a supportive and adventurous husband, teacher in an international community, and lover of gardening, reading, cooking shows, lattes, and sharing.

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