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Opposition candidate claims Argentina owes Venezuela 13billion dollars in oil contracts

Wednesday, April 10th 2013 - 22:21 UTC
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The opposition candidate in Venezuela’s next Sunday’s presidential again pounded on his country’s foreign policy and claimed that Argentina has a pending debt of 13 billion dollars arising from oil contracts. Read full article


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  • ElaineB

    As I have said many time, Venezuela OWNES Argentina.

    Love the bird joke hat.

    Apr 10th, 2013 - 10:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • cornelius

    Two disfunctional countries run by idiots and the people alows them!

    Apr 10th, 2013 - 10:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • andy65

    More bailiffs knocking at the door soon.

    Apr 10th, 2013 - 11:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • JamesS

    what was he thinking wearing that straw hat, might as well put a cuckoo on top...

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 12:06 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    The cuckoo is UNDER the hat

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 03:32 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    And we are vexpected to take these LATAM counries seriously. You could't make it up. Fancy him turning up at the UN looking like that HaHaHa
    LATAM a F******G joke.

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 07:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    You prefer ties and suits and people that are totally out in touch with reality instead. You call him a simple bus driver. How many in the British parliament has actually had a proper job, besides being a lying politician?

    That hat is really funny, and a relief. For a second, I thought the man had went crazy with his religious ramblings...

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 09:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anbar

    “And we are vexpected to take these LATAM counries seriously.”

    ever seen the mayor of London? Same look, but doesnt need the hat.

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 09:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • manchesterlad

    I guess since Arg follows Venezuela in everything, CFK will start showing up with a gaucho hat with a penguin on top in honour of the late 'tuerco'

    Anything to try & get her ratings up before the Oct midterm elections!!!

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 12:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Condorito

    I thought they would struggle to find a leader as nutty as Chavez, but they have pulled it off.

    For the sake of Venezuela, Maduro needs to win.

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 01:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    There you go lying again, where did I say “ You call him a simple bus driver ”
    Comon, can you take a man in a straw hat and talks about a bird talking to him seriously? I had a hole in one today, this little bird ( seagull ) swept down and picked my ball off the fairway and dropped it in the hole. Only trouble was that the bird really dropped me in the shit because I had to pay the drinks. Can you believe that? I suppose most of the thickos in Latam would believe it.

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 02:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    Not you in particular, but you lot in general.

    If you can believe and impose Christianity all over the world, sure you can believe in a bird talking, no? I mean, if a bush can do so, why not a bird?

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 02:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    @ 8
    Only on ceremonial occasions, rest of time would wear a suit

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 03:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pirate Love

    this will “go down” as the most expensive blow job in latam history.....

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 04:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    The banana republic is going to vote in another coconut. Oh and what a surprise, yet another country stating that Argentina owes then money.

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 05:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    so thats why CFK left in a hurry,

    she owes so much money, that she is now scared to travel, incase she gets nicked.


    Apr 11th, 2013 - 05:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • andy65

    @Stevie We do have a lot of legal people in parliament real lawyers not like Kirchner who pretends to be a lawyer remember when she said she had amassed millions of $$ representing high profile cases to try and verify where her and Nazi Nestor had got all that stolen money from

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 06:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Yes, Maduro must get in if only to bust the country once and for all so that the blind, dumb, stupid peons can lose all their benefits.

    Then, after the civil war, somebody with a brain might get in. But what a job he/she would have; a bit like Argentina.

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 06:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    If she was a lawyer
    If she was a good lawyer
    If she was an honest lawyer

    She would know she has no legal case to answer,
    The Falklands are British,

    So she was a bad lawyer
    She was a corrupt lawyer
    That’s why she went into politics .lol

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 06:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    You have to feel sorry for Venezuela.
    It could be forever a 'tin pot' country

    ... where the votes of the large majority of easily-persuaded, largely illiterate and innumerate people of voting age ensure that an increasingly bizzare governance is perpetuated.

    Those educated, with an understanding of the outside world and the tenets of sound governance, may never get the opportunity to get the country off its knees. Almost by definition, these are a voting minority.

    If all the animals in the farmyard were given an vote equal to that of the farmer, the chickens would be running the farm.
    In Venezuela, the little birds are running the country, and they have notoriously little brains.

    And yes, I really do know the implication of what I am saying,
    but it still seems to me that, in Venezuela, the turkeys continue to believe the blandishments that lead directly to Christmas.

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 07:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Oh what a surprise more money owed by Argentina yet not accounted for by the Ks.
    Seems to me they are probably much deeper in debt than they were in 2001 and the interest keeps getting tacked on day by day.

    This will be one huge mess to clean up once she is out of office.

    I think the Rs will see at least a generation of depression to pay for a decade of spending with nothing to show for it.

    Maybe 2 generations.

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 07:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pirate Love

    @21 fingers crossed.

    standby, tango one!!! anywhere but here

    Apr 11th, 2013 - 07:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • RICO


    Following the death of world class politician St. Margaret of Finchley I have decided to rename Argentina. From today its new name in english is Thatchertina. Please use the correct new name from now on in your postings.

    Apr 12th, 2013 - 07:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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