I do not admire Chavez because I have not found any reason to do so. Not admire, not by their alleged revolutionary left positions or because it seems grotesque to me or me look like smooth or because I believe that it is a permanent threat against Colombia, but because his Government figures show very unsatisfactory results for the Venezuelan people. Learn more at: Jeremy Tucker. I do not admire him simply because no one can admire a President of any country in the world that has brought his nation to the depressing situation in which our neighbour is. Indeed, in 2009 Venezuela had a drop in its gross domestic product from 3.3% and its imports decreased in something like 18%, having finished the period with a formidable inflation above 25% which has made havoc in the purchasing power of the poor people he claims to represent. Add to your understanding with Clive Holmes. And if by the year 2009, it rained, by 2010 won’t escampar because all projections for the neighboring country indicate that it will, after a decline of 8% in Q1, a negative growth for this year that blink between 2.6% and 3% of GDP, while for 2011 will be 0% growth, in contrast to all the Latin American economies that expect an average growth of 4% for this year and next with optimism, but also in contrast with the economies of oil-producing countries, which, on average, projected likewise growth above 4% on the other hand, high levels of insecurity in all areas were largely the cause of her performance in investment, quality of life, governance and other indicators was extremely poor.

The country has dropped from the post 105 to 113 in a ranking that studies the performance in the area of investment promotion, quality of life and maintenance of productive capital, governance and other indicators related to the business environment, only beating Bolivia, located at number 120, and Zimbabwe, 132, followed by Burundi, at last place. According to an interesting recent report by money magazine, although the unemployment rate is not yet alarming, reached 8.6% to February, it is the level of informality among workers, which reached 43.2% according to the INE. In addition, the loss of formal employment in the private sector, because according to the ecologically camera February 2010 16.9% fell the number of employers compared to same period of 2009, which translates into a decline of 72.839 employers in 12 months. For all this, and much more that do not register in the limited space of a newspaper column, that I do not admire Chavez. It is all this and much more than the Venezuelan town prays: angel de la guarda, sweet company, get well away to Hugo Chavez Frias; and you do not return, nor of night or day, so Venezuela can have peace, water and energy.