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Mexico's Grand Warlock casts doubt on U.S.-Cuba deal

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 - 01:20

Mexico's Grand Warlock predicts the historic deal reached between the United States and Cuba will not come to fruition anytime soon while also predicting the downfall of Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro. Tara Cleary reports.

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Mexico's Grand Warlock, Antonio Vazquez, didn't have much good news for Latin America or for U.S. president, Barack Obama in his 2015 predictions. SOUNDBITE: Warlock, Antonio Vazquez, saying (Spanish): "The famous agreement reached between Obama and Raul Castro, which at the end of the day we know means Fidel Castro, will not happen." Vazquez said there will not be a treaty between Cuba and the U.S.A. while Obama and Castro are in office. Colombia, which is trying to end a 50-year internal war and Venezuela, which has been enduring product shortages and soaring prices, were next on the warlock's list of misfortune. SOUNDBITE: Warlock, Antonio Vazquez, saying (Spanish): "If we look at South America, Colombia has more deaths per week than we (Mexico) do, not to mention Venezuela. Clearly Venezuela is going down the tubes. Its economy is really bad. It's going down the tubes. I don't think Maduro will last; he won't last the whole year." Even his own country, Mexico, didn't escape the fortune-teller's gloomy outlook. Vasquez said that Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto has been weakened and that the country's upcoming elections would be bloody. One can only hope that this year, not all of the warlock's predictions are accurate.

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Mexico's Grand Warlock casts doubt on U.S.-Cuba deal

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 - 01:20