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November 2021

Derwick's Alejandro Betancourt knows die is cast

Video below has gone viral. The context is a London - Madrid commercial flight early this week, in which Derwick Associates' main thug Alejandro Betancourt was identified by a fellow Venezuelan passenger. Betancourt was courteously reminded in Barajas airport that his fate -as that of Alex Saab- is sealed. His body language and facial expressions weren’t that of a multi billionaire at top of his game.

Basil Shiblaq's Venezuela gold deal: decades in the making Alek Boyd Mon, 11/08/2021 - 08:23

In early February 2009, an email reached inbox of Felix Plasencia, Venezuela's current Minister of Foreign Affairs: 

America's Justice has a problem: exhibit Venezuela Alek Boyd Thu, 11/04/2021 - 07:49

Justice isn't about fairness. It isn't a system where victims can exact revenge on their tormentors, and it is not the place where serious crime is punished in appropriate measure. There are many examples where America's Justice has settled with offenders, in exchange for something. The criteria by which that something is weighted at time of reducing, or altogether eliminating, jail time remains a mystery. There isn't a table, or a set series of parameters guiding actions of the judiciary when criminals decide to "cooperate".