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Dear all,

I need to go to Caracas for 8-9 days on short notice, to do work involving the barrios. Any leads on potential streetwise fixers/contacts will be received with much gratitude… also any do’s/dont’s of that city, as I realize it is a somewhat tricky place to navigate.

All the best,

Jonas

by [a former member] at 2005-12-11 18:39:07 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) New Orleans , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→

Jonas, try to PM Stephen Ferry who, if memory serves, was recently working in Venezuela and is an old Latin-American hand.  Good luck


by Jon Anderson | 11 Dec 2005 20:12 | Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic | | Report spam→
I have a good venezuelan friend from Caracas who might help you. He and his dutch wife speak english and i´m sure they would help you to find someone who you can trust or give you some orientation of the city itself. please right me at luizhmax@hotmail.com if you are interested. cheers. Luiz

by [former member] | 13 Dec 2005 19:12 | São Paulo, Brazil | | Report spam→
hey amigo, you should talk to chris a., he must know some people down there. also, here is an email for a dear friend of mine, he is the washington post’s bureau chief in jerusalem but spent three years covering colombia and venezuela. he should have some leads for you, just tell him i gave you his email: wilsons@washpost.com

if it gets sent to the spam filter send me a msg and i can relay it to him. alright compadre, good luck….

michael

by [former member] | 16 Dec 2005 15:12 | Washington DC, United States | | Report spam→
sorry jonas, forgot to meniton his name is scott wilson.

by [former member] | 16 Dec 2005 15:12 | Washington DC, United States | | Report spam→
Yo Jonas, send me a post I got contacts in the barrios, as I worked in there during the Chavez referendum with Cuban doctors.

by Cazalis | 17 Dec 2005 16:12 | Seville, Spain | | Report spam→
Jonas – my girlfriend is from Caracas – currently living in London – She spent several years working for a charity assisting slum kids in the barrios.  If you’re still in need of contacts let me know (PM) and I’ll connect you – I’m sure she would useful.


by Christopher Newman | 19 Jan 2006 08:01 | London, United Kingdom | | Report spam→

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Jon Anderson, Photographer & Writer Jon Anderson
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Ocala Florida , United States
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