Venezuela’s Maduro Upsets Spaniards, Again


A chip off the old block. Venezuela’s President Maduro continues his Hugo Chavez-like antics when he called Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy a “hitman,” prompting the Spanish government to once again summons the Venezuelan ambassador.

The Spanish foreign ministry has summoned the Venezuelan ambassador to once again protest comments by Venezuela’s president against Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

The ministry said in a statement it had expressed to Ambassador Mario Isea on Monday the government’s “dislike and rejection of the unacceptable insults made once again” by President Nicolas Maduro.

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Maduro on Saturday called Rajoy a “hitman” in comments on the European Union’s handling of the Greek crisis.

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The ambassador was summoned in April for similar reasons and Spain later temporarily recalled its ambassador to Venezuela.

The ministry said Spain wished for constructive relations with Venezuela base on mutual respect, regardless of their differences.-Fox News Latino

Remember, Maduro once said the Hugo Chavez visited him in the form of a bird.

Food for thought.


Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning South Florida-based political journalist owns Diverse New Media, Corp. which publishes,,, and He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming and biking. He ran as a Republican in the 2018 congressional primary race in Florida's CD 22. Javier is also a political consultant, and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at Email him at