Castro Fuels Rumors of a Chávez Death Watch

David Paulin, an Austin, TX-based freelance journalist, covered Hugo Chavez's rise to power while based in Caracas as a foreign correspondent. He also reported from the Caribbean while based in Kingston, Jamaica.


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The final days for the Venezuelan strongman?

An American Family’s Cancun Horror


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An American university graduate is the latest victim of Mexico’s brutal violence.

John Murtha: Requiem for a Corruptocrat


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We’re not supposed to speak ill of the dead. But those whom the deceased viciously smeared deserve to be defended.

John Murtha


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John “Jack” Murtha, a Democrat from western Pennsylvania’s Twelfth District, died Monday of complications from gall bladder surgery. He had been a member of the U.S. House of Representatives since 1974. During the Bush administration, Murtha consistently assailed the manner in which the Iraq War was prosecuted. In a November 2005 statement, Murtha described the U.S. military as “stretched thin” […]