The seized 300m Bs cheque was a kickback for Iranian missile sales to Venezuela

Readers who were asking themselves today what on earth that cheque* for three hundred million Bolivars (equivalent of USD$70m), seized, upon arrival in Germany from the ex-Governor of the Central bank of Iran was for, we have your answer.

The information may cause you some discomfort if you live within range of Venezuela's newly-opened ballistic base** on the Caribbean Sea, though, like Miami or New Orleans. (continue reading...)