Jim Wyss http://wlrn.org en How Venezuela Won Miss Universe – And Lost Its Relevance http://wlrn.org/post/how-venezuela-won-miss-universe-and-lost-its-relevance <p>What do Miss Universe and <a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/11/11/3746827/miami-herald-reporter-recounts.html" target="_blank">Miami Herald South America correspondent Jim Wyss</a> have in common? Not a heck of a lot physically. But quite a bit symbolically: Left-wing Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro would have liked to use both of them recently to distract voters from his so-far disastrous administration.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 22:19:10 +0000 Tim Padgett 23715 at http://wlrn.org How Venezuela Won Miss Universe – And Lost Its Relevance