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Dead Lines: Limerick Obituaries 2013

HERE ARE SOME OF THE PEOPLE WHO LEFT US THIS YEAR, REMEMBERED IN LIMERICK FORM: Nelson Mandela (July 1918-December 2013) So RIP Nelson Mandela A quite incomparable fella Though back in the day They locked him away Today his approval … Continue reading

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Black Eyes to the Right

There were some MPs in Caracas/ Who got in a terrible fracas/ As those who oppose/ Maduro swapped blows/ With some of the president’s backers. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22362760 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/329620337891368960

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Fracas in Caracas

There once was a man from Caracas/ Who won an electoral fracas/ The vote-counting bureau/ Says Mr Maduro/ Got just enough ex-Chavez backers. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22141786 There once was a man from CaracasWho won an electoral fracasThe vote-counting bureauSays Mr MaduroGot just … Continue reading

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Chavez Checks Out

There was an old man of Caracas/ Who polarised friends & attackers/ Tho many were anti/ The old Comandante/ A lot of the poor were his backers. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/death-of-venezuelan-president-hugo-chavez-leaves-tears–and-a-nation-divided-8521706.html There was an old man of Caracas/Who polarised friends & attackers/Tho many … Continue reading

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Hugo First

Hugo Chavez of Caracas/ Has numerous critics and backers/ But his reelection/ Confirms the projection/ That fans still outnumber attackers. ///http://www.eluniversal.com/nacional-y-politica/121008/chavez-this-was-a-perfect-battle

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Cross Words in Caracas

A crosswording man of Caracas/ Offended the president’s backers/ Police now accuse/ Him of plotting in clues/ To murder, it’s utterly crackers. // http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18042494

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