Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who reportedly drinks more than 20 cups of joe a day, is preparing to nationalize his country's two largest coffee companies. According to the AP, Chavez (“If they give me an excuse, I'll nationalize them”) claims the Caracas-based companies have not complied with federal price controls. Wonder if Chavez drinks his coffee out of one of these Chavez coffee mugs. I somehow doubt it.

LA Weekly