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DW
'Resistance': Venezuela's parliament dismisses power grab |poverty rates, better education and health, and economic growth: These are all
DW / Posted yesterday
poverty rates, better education and health, and economic growth: These are all part of the legacy of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, who died in 2013. Equally part of the socialist's legacy was mismanagement. Not only did he fail to keep the... Read more
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Gulf News
Pro-government assembly in Venezuela takes Congress’ powerscritic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega.A longtime
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
critic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega.A longtime loyalist who still reveres the late Hugo Chavez, Ortega broke with Maduro in April and ever since has worked tirelessly to undermine his rule. In retaliation,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly seizes powers of opposition-led congresscritic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtim
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
critic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtime loyalist who still reveres the late Hugo Chavez, Ortega broke with Maduro in April and ever since has worked tirelessly to undermine his rule. In retaliation,... Read more
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The Columbian
Venezuela’s pro-government assembly moves to take power from elected congressIt remained unclear whether opposition leaders could continue that arrangement.
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
It remained unclear whether opposition leaders could continue that arrangement. Maduro — the anointed successor of Hugo Chavez, who died in 2013 — has billed the new Constituent Assembly as the cornerstone of his completing Chavez’s... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Pro-government assembly in Venezuela takes congress' powerscritic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtim
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
critic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtime loyalist who still reveres the late Hugo Chavez, Ortega broke with Maduro in April and ever since has worked tirelessly to undermine his rule. In retaliation,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
government assembly in Venezuela takes congress' powerscritic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtim
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
critic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtime loyalist who still reveres the late Hugo Chavez, Ortega broke with Maduro in April and ever since has worked tirelessly to undermine his rule. In retaliation,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Pro-government assembly in Venezuela takes congress' powerscritic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtim
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
critic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtime loyalist who still reveres the late Hugo Chavez, Ortega broke with Maduro in April and ever since has worked tirelessly to undermine his rule. In retaliation,... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Pro-government assembly in Venezuela takes congress' powerscritic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtim
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
critic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtime loyalist who still reveres the late Hugo Chavez, Ortega broke with Maduro in April and ever since has worked tirelessly to undermine his rule. In retaliation,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pro-government assembly in Venezuela takes congress' powerscritic from within his leftist ranks, chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtim
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
critic from within his leftist ranks, chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtime loyalist who still reveres the late Hugo Chavez, Ms Ortega broke with Mr Maduro in April and ever since has worked tirelessly to undermine his rule. In... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Pro-government assembly in Venezuela takes congress' powerscritic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtim
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
critic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtime loyalist who still reveres the late Hugo Chavez, Ortega broke with Maduro in April and ever since has worked tirelessly to undermine his rule. In retaliation,... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Pro-government assembly in Venezuela takes congress' powerscritic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtim
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
critic from within his leftist ranks: chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. A longtime loyalist who still reveres the late Hugo Chavez, Ortega broke with Maduro in April and ever since has worked tirelessly to undermine his rule. In retaliation,... Read more
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DW
Venezuela's pro-government assembly seizes congress' powers |poverty rates, better education and health, and economic growth: These are all
DW / Posted 2 days ago
poverty rates, better education and health, and economic growth: These are all part of the legacy of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, who died in 2013. Equally part of the socialist's legacy was mismanagement. Not only did he fail to keep the... Read more
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Philly.com
Phillies' 1989 trade for Sal Agostinelli still reaping rewardswas my bridge to Venezuela. Once I knew him, I got to know everybody. He played
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
was my bridge to Venezuela. Once I knew him, I got to know everybody. He played baseball with [former Venezuelan president] Hugo Chavez. He played with [current president] Nicolas Maduro. The president mentions him on TV.” Most important from the... Read more
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express
Venezuela drugs gangs chopping up endangered zoo animals and selling the meatstreet fighting in recent weeks as Maduro continues to perpetuate the policies
express / Posted 3 days ago
street fighting in recent weeks as Maduro continues to perpetuate the policies of his socialist and charismatic predecessor Hugo Chavez. The so-called Chavistas have held power for 18 years and boast their use of the country’s huge oil reserves for... Read more
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metro
We should be as outraged about Corbyn as we are about TrumpMcKay – WPA Pool/Getty Images) At this point, it’s worth quoting Human Rights
metro / Posted 3 days ago
McKay – WPA Pool/Getty Images) At this point, it’s worth quoting Human Rights Watch: ‘Under the leadership of President Hugo Chavez and now President Nicolas Maduro, the accumulation of power in the executive branch and erosion of human rights... Read more
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FOX News
What if Cuba and Venezuela merged? A marriage not made in heavenCuba – Venecuba or Cubazuela are the names commonly used -- has been bandied ab
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
Cuba – Venecuba or Cubazuela are the names commonly used -- has been bandied about ever since Venezuela’s late dictator, Hugo Chavez, embraced Cuba’s then-president, Fidel Castro. Raul Castro, who succeeded his brother as master of Havana, is now... Read more
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ABC News
'Hora Cero': The Venezuelan crisis through one young mother's eyespowers. "[Even] when Chavez was alive, things started to get worse," Vivas sai
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
powers. "[Even] when Chavez was alive, things started to get worse," Vivas said, referring to the country's President Hugo Chavez, who died of cancer on March 5, 2013. "But I can assure you, things were better with Chavez than what we have now... Read more
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BC Local News
Venezuela govt links dissident ex-prosecutor to extortionopposition to his plans to rewrite the constitution, accusing the embattled pre
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
opposition to his plans to rewrite the constitution, accusing the embattled president of betraying the legacy of the late Hugo Chavez and being immersed in corruption. Also being sought for arrest are the prosecutor and the defending attorney in... Read more
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asianage
The crisis in Venezuela: Will Chavez’s reforms last?It was almost 20 years ago that Hugo Chavez threatened to upset the established
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
It was almost 20 years ago that Hugo Chavez threatened to upset the established order in Latin America with the first of his many electoral victories. Six years after he had led an abortive coup attempt in Venezuela, he decisively won the 1998... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuelan president, in Cuba, pays homage to Fidel Castrothe world say is dictatorial. Cuba and Venezuela became strategic allies in 20
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
the world say is dictatorial. Cuba and Venezuela became strategic allies in 2000 with the rise to power of Socialist Hugo Chavez in the South American country, which holds the world’s largest oil reserves. An agreement to exchange oil for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Health - Lesson From Venezuelasympathy to the sick in particular country's leadership. We have seen a good e
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
sympathy to the sick in particular country's leadership. We have seen a good example in the Venezuelan experience, when Hugo Chavez was undergoing treatment for cancer since 2011, some of them cut their hair in solidarity with the president as... Read more
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The Hill
'Military option' is not a real option in Venezuelapossibility of “imperialist forces” invading the country. But it has definitel
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
possibility of “imperialist forces” invading the country. But it has definitely given fuel to "chavistas" — followers of Hugo Chavez' left-wing ideology — to use those remarks as a rallying point for their (very small) base and to try regaining... Read more
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Reuters
Cuban trade with Venezuela plunges over two yearsstrategic alliance formed by the two countries' former leaders, Fidel Castro an
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
strategic alliance formed by the two countries' former leaders, Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez - who have since died - resulted in the Caribbean island importing all its oil from Venezuela in exchange for... Read more
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The Manila Times
Balancing EJKs with landmark social programsfavoring strong social safety nets and grand programs for the marginal groups i
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
favoring strong social safety nets and grand programs for the marginal groups is an oxymoron. We are not talking here of Hugo Chavez but the traditional strongmen, from Mr. Pinochet to Mr. Trump. From Mr. Pinochet to Mr. Trump the standard issue... Read more
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Reality TV World
The Almanac for Aug. 15, the 227th day of 2017Scotland, that claimed 270 lives and agreed to pay reparations totaling $2.7 bi
Reality TV World / Posted 5 days ago
Scotland, that claimed 270 lives and agreed to pay reparations totaling $2.7 billion. In 2004, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez survived a referendum to oust him. In 2007, an 8-magnitude earthquake struck 90 miles southeast of Lima, Peru,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Maduro orders military drill after Trump threatally to Cuba and Russia, reportedly bought Russian anti-aircraft defenses and t
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
ally to Cuba and Russia, reportedly bought Russian anti-aircraft defenses and tanks years ago, under Maduro’s predecessor Hugo Chavez. Pence, on his first stop of a tour taking in Colombia, Argentina, Chile and Panama, said the United States... Read more
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The Hill
Cuba's Castro faces tough choices on the island's fledgling economythe Soviet Union and the end of its subsidies to Cuba, the failure of that mode
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
the Soviet Union and the end of its subsidies to Cuba, the failure of that model became apparent. The election of President Hugo Chavez in Venezuela in 1998 brought a new patron and delayed the inevitable abandonment of the Soviet model. As... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Venezuela’s Maduro calls for military exercises after Trump threata speech, he warned that the United States wanted to steal the OPEC nation’s oi
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
a speech, he warned that the United States wanted to steal the OPEC nation’s oil reserves. Late socialist leader Hugo Chavez frequently staged military exercises during his 14-year rule, many of which involved defending the country... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Attack Venezuela!?" Ron Paul Rants "Trump Can't Be Serious!"funded NGOs, have been trying to overthrow the Venezuelan government. They almo
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
funded NGOs, have been trying to overthrow the Venezuelan government. They almost succeeded in 2002, when then-president Hugo Chavez was briefly driven from office. Washington has spent millions trying to manipulate Venezuela’s elections and... Read more
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Swissinfo
Venezuela's Maduro calls for military exercises after Trump threata speech, he warned that the United States wanted to steal the OPEC nation's oi
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
a speech, he warned that the United States wanted to steal the OPEC nation's oil reserves. Late socialist leader Hugo Chavez frequently staged military exercises during his 14-year rule, many of which involved defending the country... Read more
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dna
Maduro orders Venezuela military drill after Trump threatally to Cuba and Russia, reportedly bought Russian anti-aircraft defences and t
dna / Posted 6 days ago
ally to Cuba and Russia, reportedly bought Russian anti-aircraft defences and tanks years ago, under Maduro's predecessor Hugo Chavez. Pence, on his first stop of a tour taking in Colombia, Argentina, Chile and Panama, said the United States... Read more
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TribLIVE
Maduro seeks probe of opposition over Trump’s military talkreceives in a disability pension. Although he blames Maduro for destroying the
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
receives in a disability pension. Although he blames Maduro for destroying the oil-rich economy, he still reveres the late Hugo Chavez and has no faith an opposition-led government would improve his welfare. "If these guys are bad, the others are... Read more
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Swissinfo
Venezuela's Maduro seeks to capitalise on Trump's military threatApril. Trump's comments may be a political lifeline for the unpopular Maduro.
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
April. Trump's comments may be a political lifeline for the unpopular Maduro. Like his predecessor and mentor, the late Hugo Chavez, Maduro says the country must be unified by socialism in order to defend against a U.S. invasion aimed at... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Venezuela's Maduro seeks to capitalize on Trump's military threatApril. Trump's comments may be a political lifeline for the unpopular Maduro.
Bdnews24.com / Posted 6 days ago
April. Trump's comments may be a political lifeline for the unpopular Maduro. Like his predecessor and mentor, the late Hugo Chavez, Maduro says the country must be unified by socialism in order to defend against a US invasion aimed at stealing... Read more
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The Star
Venezuela's Maduro seeks to capitalise on Trump's military threatApril. Trump's comments may be a political lifeline for the unpopular Maduro.
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
April. Trump's comments may be a political lifeline for the unpopular Maduro. Like his predecessor and mentor, the late Hugo Chavez, Maduro says the country must be unified by socialism in order to defend against a U.S. invasion aimed at... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuela's Maduro seeks to capitalize on Trump's military threatApril. Trump's comments may be a political lifeline for the unpopular Maduro.
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
April. Trump's comments may be a political lifeline for the unpopular Maduro. Like his predecessor and mentor, the late Hugo Chavez, Maduro says the country must be unified by socialism in order to defend against a U.S. invasion aimed at... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rubio gets more security due to alleged Venezuelan assassination plothas denounced Maduro and expressed a clear preference for the opposition. Like
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
has denounced Maduro and expressed a clear preference for the opposition. Like his predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez, Maduro has long warned of an American plot to invade Venezuela and steal the country's oil. Cabello was a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Trump’s threat of Venezuela military action could bolster Madurocould bolster Maduro Maduro has continued the free-spending socialist “revolut
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
could bolster Maduro Maduro has continued the free-spending socialist “revolution” started by his predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez, almost 20 years ago. FILE: US President Donald Trump. Picture: AFP CARACAS – US President Donald Trump’s talk... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Venezuela: Target of Economic WarfareInterestingly, it supports, IMO, Guglielmo's and my comments, about the reason
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
Interestingly, it supports, IMO, Guglielmo's and my comments, about the reason Venezuela has so many economic problems. Hugo Chavez, like Chile's Allende, believed he could avoid Fidel's rupture with capitalism by constructing a mixed... Read more
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The Star
Venezuela recovers some weapons stolen in attack, launches foreign manhuntbusinessmen and groups that participated in the April 11, 2002, coup" that resu
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
businessmen and groups that participated in the April 11, 2002, coup" that resulted in the brief overthrow of late leader Hugo Chavez, Gonzalez said. More than 120 people have been killed during four months of sustained anti-government protests... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuela recovers some weapons stolen in attack, launches foreign manhuntbusinessmen and groups that participated in the April 11, 2002, coup" that resu
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
businessmen and groups that participated in the April 11, 2002, coup" that resulted in the brief overthrow of late leader Hugo Chavez, Gonzalez said. More than 120 people have been killed during four months of sustained anti-government protests... Read more
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dna
Venezuela recovers some weapons stolen in attack, launches foreign manhuntbusinessmen and groups that participated in the April 11, 2002, coup" that resu
dna / Posted 7 days ago
businessmen and groups that participated in the April 11, 2002, coup" that resulted in the brief overthrow of late leader Hugo Chavez, Gonzalez said. More than 120 people have been killed during four months of sustained anti-government protests... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Could Bitcoin Help Venezuelans As Crisis Deepens?pushing Venezuelans to bitcoin to hedge against the nation’s struggling economy
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
pushing Venezuelans to bitcoin to hedge against the nation’s struggling economy. So, What Happened? Under President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela underwent a revolution, bringing social programs such as education and health care to the people,... Read more
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dna
Venezuela's discouraged protesters pull backwith the world's biggest oil reserves. Yet Maduro, narrowly elected in 2013 as
dna / Posted 7 days ago
with the world's biggest oil reserves. Yet Maduro, narrowly elected in 2013 as the anointed successor to his late mentor Hugo Chavez, has turned a deaf ear to demonstrations. This month, in the face of fierce resistance and international... Read more
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Swissinfo
Trump's threat of Venezuela military action could bolster MaduroNicolas Maduro has continued the free-spending socialist "revolution" started b
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
Nicolas Maduro has continued the free-spending socialist "revolution" started by his predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez, almost 20 years ago. Key to the populist rhetoric used by both is a constant drumbeat of warnings that the U.S.... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Battle for Venezuela and Its Oilposturing toward Venezuela is nothing new. Washington, under both Democrats and
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
posturing toward Venezuela is nothing new. Washington, under both Democrats and Republicans, loathed the late President Hugo Chavez and his Bolivarian revolution. Chavez enjoyed sticking it to Washington and viewed each attack against him as a... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Venezuela expected to dominate Pence’s Latin American tripbuilding in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, as a book at his right
Savannah Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
building in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, as a book at his right shows the face of his late predecessor Hugo Chavez, which outlines Chavez’s project coined “Plan de Patria,” or “Plan Homeland.” Maduro pushed for the creation of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Corbyn will survive regime change call, says John Prescottevents in ­Venezuela under President Maduro. When I was Deputy Prime Minister,
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
events in ­Venezuela under President Maduro. When I was Deputy Prime Minister, I met the country’s previous President Hugo Chavez many times. When we held a meeting in London, Chavez was quite impressed with the gavel I used in... Read more
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Swissinfo
Trump's threat of Venezuela military action could bolster MaduroNicolas Maduro has continued the free-spending socialist "revolution" started b
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
Nicolas Maduro has continued the free-spending socialist "revolution" started by his predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez, almost 20 years ago. Key to the populist rhetoric used by both is a constant drumbeat of warnings that the U.S.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Trump's threat of Venezuela military action could bolster MaduroNicolas Maduro has continued the free-spending socialist "revolution" started b
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
Nicolas Maduro has continued the free-spending socialist "revolution" started by his predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez, almost 20 years ago. Key to the populist rhetoric used by both is a constant drumbeat of warnings that the US... Read more
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