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Sean Penn, the latest lightweight, hypocritical celebrity traitor

Sean Penn appeared at an election rally in support of Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez, who’s gunning for a new six year term in October.

Jeffrey T. Kuhner Sean Penn loves dictators, especially if they are anti-American leftists. Recently, the Hollywood star visited Venezuela to campaign for strongman Hugo Chavez. Mr. Penn joined Mr. Chavez at a major rally in the city of Valencia. The actor has been a longtime friend of the despot. With Venezuelans going to the polls [...]

August 14th, 2012 | Posted in Americas,Columnists,COMMENTARY,Exclusives,Jeffrey Kuhner,Life,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Culture,Venezuela | Read More »

Barack Obama, Hugo Chavez, the Cuban DGI and U.S. national security


Special to WorldTribune.com By Cliff Kincaid President Obama’s mind-boggling statement about Marxist Hugo Chavez of Venezuela not having “a serious national security impact” on the United States is getting little national media attention. But like the private conversation with outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in March, the comments about Chavez, who operates Venezuela as a [...]

July 13th, 2012 | Posted in Americas,Cuba,Exclusives,Life,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Media,U.S. Politics,Venezuela | Read More »

Iran has sent drones, thousands of advisors to Venezuela

What is believed to be an Iranian drone at Venezuela's El Libertador Air Base.  /Omar Quintero

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States has been tracking Iranian sales of unmanned aerial vehicles to Venezuela. Officials said Iran regards Venezuela as a key ally in South America. They said thousands of Iranian advisers, including members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, have been working to bolster the military and security forces [...]

June 21st, 2012 | Posted in Daily Brief,Exclusives,Iran,Mideast,Top Stories,Venezuela | Read More »

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