Sunday, April 18, 2010

Can anyone else see the Irony?

Does anyone else see the irony in these two articles, one above the other, in the WSJ today?  Nuanced, but says volumes...

Ecuador Demands More Oil Revenue
Ecuador, following in the footsteps of its ally Venezuela, has threatened to expropriate the holdings of foreign oil companies unless they agree to hand over more oil revenue to the cash-strapped government.

China Gives Venezuela $20 Billion
China will provide $20 billion in fresh funding to Venezuela, the latest sign of the Asian giant's expanding economic and financial role in Latin America
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