Ben Kew

Ben Kew

Ben Kew is a politics and national security reporter for Breitbart News. Follow him on Twitter @ben_kew

Articles by Ben Kew

Bolivia: Socialists Declare Election Win with Less than 6% of Votes Counted

The socialist candidate backed by former President Evo Morales preemptively declared victory in Sunday’s presidential election before the vast majority of votes had been counted, setting the stage for a potentially contentious scenario when Bolivia’s election body announces the full results on Tuesday.

Bolivia's leftist presidential candidate Luis Arce (C), of the Movement for Socialism party, celebrates with running mate David Choquehuanca (R) early on October 19, 2020, in La Paz, Bolivia. - Bolivian presidential candidate Luis Arce, the leftist heir to former leader Evo Morales, appeared headed to a first-round election victory …

Maduro Launches Venezuela’s Christmas Season on October 15

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro has once again brought forward the beginning of the country’s Christmas season by two months as his socialist regime desperately attempts to deflect attention away from the country’s dire economic and humanitarian predicament. 

Men work on the installation of a christmas sign in Caracas on November 2, 2017. Venezuela will put into circulation a new bank note of 100,000 Bolivars, which multiplies by five the current largest denomination, and will move towards the massive use of electronic money to avoid what President Nicolas …

Police Catch Brazilian Senator Stuffing Underwear with Cash

Brazilian Sen. Chico Rodrigues was caught hiding money between his buttcheeks following a police raid on his home on Wednesday amid embezzlement allegations related to coronavirus response funding, according to local media reports. 

Chico Rodrigues

Report: Another 300,000 Venezuelans Flee Country During Pandemic

A further 300,000 Venezuelans have fled the crisis-stricken socialist country during the Chinese coronavirus pandemic despite the widespread restrictions on movement and travel, according to a report from the Human Rights Center of the Andrés Bello Catholic University.

Venezuelan citizens cross the Simon Bolivar International Bridge from San Antonio del Tachira in Venezuela to the Norte de Santander province of Colombia.GEORGE CASTELLANOS/AFP/Getty Images

ABC Late Night Host Jimmy Kimmel Hits NBC for Hosting Trump Town Hall During Joe Biden’s

Facebook and Twitter are censoring the New York Post‘s bombshell stories on Hunter Biden just weeks before the presidential election. And while left-wing Hollywood celebrities promote a blackout NBC campaign over the network’s town hall with President Donald Trump, ABC’s left-wing late-night host Jimmy Kimmel is hitting NBC for hosting Trump on the same day as Joe Biden’s ABC town hall.

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

America Ferrera Targets Hispanic Voters in Bilingual DNC Ads

Ugly Betty star America Ferrera has urged her fellow Hispanics to vote early in a series of ads for the Democratic National Committee (DNC), warning that there is a “lot on the line” for their community in this year’s presidential election. 

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 13: Actress America Ferrera speaks onstage during the 'Superstore' panel discussion at the NBCUniversal portion of the 2015 Winter TCA Tour at Langham Hotel on January 13, 2016 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Rob Reiner: Trump Committing ‘Premeditated Murder’

Far-left Hollywood director Rob Reiner appeared to reach a new level of derangement over President Donald Trump and the coronavirus on Wednesday, saying the president’s comments about “rounding a corner” on the virus is a form of “unmitigated evil” that amounts to “premeditated murder.”

Director Rob Reiner speaks at a Women's March against sexual violence and the policies of the Trump administration Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Pearl Jam Registers as a Political Advertiser on Facebook to Push Joe Biden

Rock band Pearl Jam has registered as a political advertiser on Facebook, spending more than $17,000 on Facebook ads as part of a get out the vote campaign for the upcoming presidential election, The New York Times revealed. The move comes as Pearl Jam members, including frontman Eddie Vedder, help promote the Biden campaign and efforts to push vote by mail.

Samir Hussein; Alex Wong/Getty Images

South Korean Conservatives Hold ‘Drive-Thru’ Anti-Government Rallies

Conservative groups in South Korea found innovative ways of dodging a ban by the country’s left-wing government on public protests amid the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, as thousands took to the streets on Friday to mark commemorative The Korean Alphabet Day known locally as Hangul Day. 

South Korean police officers wearing face masks and face shields stand guard to block protesters' possible rallies against the government in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. Seoul city temporarily banned outdoor rallies with 10 or more people over infection risks against the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ahn …