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dna
Pastor Maldonado eyeing a return to Formula Oneby saying its support had never waned. Maldonado, who was a prominent supporte
Pastor Maldonado eyeing a return to Formula One
dna / Posted an hour ago
by saying its support had never waned. Maldonado, who was a prominent supporter of the late Venezuelan socialist president Hugo Chavez, was still keeping his hopes up. "PDVSA is a big company, supporting a lot of sport programmes in Venezuela.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Formula One remains Plan A for Maldonadoby saying its support had never waned. Maldonado, who was a prominent supporte
Formula One remains Plan A for Maldonado
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
by saying its support had never waned. Maldonado, who was a prominent supporter of the late Venezuelan socialist president Hugo Chavez, was still keeping his hopes up. "PDVSA is a big company, supporting a lot of sport programmes in Venezuela.... Read more
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The Star
Formula One remains Plan A for Maldonadoby saying its support had never waned. Maldonado, who was a prominent supporte
Formula One remains Plan A for Maldonado
The Star / Posted an hour ago
by saying its support had never waned. Maldonado, who was a prominent supporter of the late Venezuelan socialist president Hugo Chavez, was still keeping his hopes up. "PDVSA is a big company, supporting a lot of sport programmes in Venezuela.... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Hey, Sanders supporters: All roads lead to VenezuelaWhen socialist Hugo Chavez became president of Venezuela after the 1998 electio
Hey, Sanders supporters: All roads lead to Venezuela
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
When socialist Hugo Chavez became president of Venezuela after the 1998 election, he promised a path he described as “revolutionary,” the same word Bernie Sanders uses for his “movement” to fight “income inequality.” Useful American idiots like... Read more
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The Washington Times
MONICA CROWLEY: Obama, Hiroshima and the Left’s destructive compulsion to apologizeand no junior partner in our relations.” Then, after listening quietly to anti-
MONICA CROWLEY: Obama, Hiroshima and the Left’s destructive compulsion to apologize
The Washington Times / Posted 12 hours ago
and no junior partner in our relations.” Then, after listening quietly to anti-American Marxist thugs like Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez and Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega bash the United States, Mr. Obama asked all of Latin America for forgiveness for... Read more
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Business Insider
How the military could play 'king-maker' in Venezuela’s political crisisbe unprecedented. In 1992, motivated in part by orders to fire on protesting ci
How the military could play 'king-maker' in Venezuela’s political crisis
Business Insider / Posted 15 hours ago
be unprecedented. In 1992, motivated in part by orders to fire on protesting civilians, some military officers launched a coup that ultimately failed. They were led by Hugo Chavez, who would serve some jail time before being elected president in 19... Read more
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SKY News
Venezuelan Patients Dying Amid Lack Of Medicineillnesses. Despite having the largest known reserves of oil in the world and l
Venezuelan Patients Dying Amid Lack Of Medicine
SKY News / Posted 21 hours ago
illnesses. Despite having the largest known reserves of oil in the world and led by a socialist government founded by Hugo Chavez with a mission to alleviate poverty for the masses, Venezuela is on the brink of a financial and social... Read more
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thebee
Venezuelan Patients Dying Amid Lack Of Medicineillnesses. Despite having the largest known reserves of oil in the world and l
Venezuelan Patients Dying Amid Lack Of Medicine
thebee / Posted 23 hours ago
illnesses. Despite having the largest known reserves of oil in the world and led by a socialist government founded by Hugo Chavez with a mission to alleviate poverty for the masses, Venezuela is on the brink of a financial and social... Read more
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Variety
Telefe and The Magic Eye to Co-produce Bio-Series ‘Sandro de America’bio-series to date with “El Comandante,” starring Colombia’s Andres Parra as Ve
Telefe and The Magic Eye to Co-produce Bio-Series ‘Sandro de America’
Variety / Posted yesterday
bio-series to date with “El Comandante,” starring Colombia’s Andres Parra as Venezuela’s controversial late president Hugo Chavez. Airing on Colombia’s RCN TV, SPT’s “The Rose Seller,” based on the life of Colombian rose seller Lady Maria... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
No Coca-Cola in Venezuela due to no sugar being producedthe president said, peppering his comment with an obscenity. It’s not an empty
No Coca-Cola in Venezuela due to no sugar being produced
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
the president said, peppering his comment with an obscenity. It’s not an empty threat. Starting with his late Predecessor Hugo Chavez, the socialist government has nationalized several industries, replacing executives with loyalist which has... Read more
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Perth Now
‘You can hear the ice cracking’end of the year.” ‘YOU KNOW THERE’S A CRISIS COMING’ The dire situation is a
‘You can hear the ice cracking’
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
end of the year.” ‘YOU KNOW THERE’S A CRISIS COMING’ The dire situation is a far cry from the socialist experiment led by Hugo Chavez when Venezuela was awash with cash from oil costing more than $US100 a barrel. However after years of economic... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Evo Morales Meets with Fidel Castro Before Leaving for Boliviamomentous moments in the process of progressive integration of peoples in the r
Evo Morales Meets with Fidel Castro Before Leaving for Bolivia
Radio Angulo / Posted yesterday
momentous moments in the process of progressive integration of peoples in the region and the role particularly played by Hugo Chavez and Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner; they spoke about the growing ties of fraternity and cooperation between the... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Things could explode': Why pressure is mounting as Venezuela's economy melts downpower. A former bus driver, union organizer, foreign minister and vice-preside
'Things could explode': Why pressure is mounting as Venezuela's economy melts down
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
power. A former bus driver, union organizer, foreign minister and vice-president, Maduro replaced revolutionary leader Hugo Chavez upon his death from cancer in 2013. Since then, prices for oil, Venezuela's main export, have tumbled. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is It Time for Diplomatic Service Reform?that come with it. But be that the case as it may, a lot of world leaders now s
Is It Time for Diplomatic Service Reform?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
that come with it. But be that the case as it may, a lot of world leaders now simply call each other. Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez used to call each other. That is not to say that people should do away with emissaries, but these should be used... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Venezuela opposition security boss freedvia a recall referendum in the South American OPEC nation. Maduro, who won a 2
Venezuela opposition security boss freed
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
via a recall referendum in the South American OPEC nation. Maduro, who won a 2013 election to replace late president Hugo Chavez, charges the opposition is seeking a coup against him with U.S. backing. He had said Rodriguez was a known... Read more
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The Star
Venezuela opposition security boss freedvia a recall referendum in the South American OPEC nation. Maduro, who won a 2
Venezuela opposition security boss freed
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
via a recall referendum in the South American OPEC nation. Maduro, who won a 2013 election to replace late president Hugo Chavez, charges the opposition is seeking a coup against him with U.S. backing. He had said Rodriguez was a known... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Edward Snowden's data dump: Where's the beef?citizens, why wouldn't it do such things to foreigners? My dissertation captur
Edward Snowden's data dump: Where's the beef?
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
citizens, why wouldn't it do such things to foreigners? My dissertation captures some of what was done abroad to President Hugo Chavez of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and places these actions in the larger context of US practice of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Understanding Societal Collapse: Warnings From Venezuela's Crisisthis way: you have a country where water is more expensive than gasoline. What
Understanding Societal Collapse: Warnings From Venezuela's Crisis
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
this way: you have a country where water is more expensive than gasoline. What sense does that make? I mean, you had Hugo Chavez walking down the street pointing with his finger saying “Nationalize this. Nationalize that”. And when he was... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Dividing the nationclaims he’s a leftist-socialist. There is a thin line between this and being a
Dividing the nation
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
claims he’s a leftist-socialist. There is a thin line between this and being a communist. I am reminded of Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, a socialist, who became president and started nationalizing all businesses. It is said that when a... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Maduro facing protests in T&Tof assistance from T&T amid Venezuela’s crisis. Former Foreign Affairs Minister
Maduro facing protests in T&T
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
of assistance from T&T amid Venezuela’s crisis. Former Foreign Affairs Minister Knowlson Gift in 2013 said late President Hugo Chavez (Maduro’s predecessor) in 2003 when—under political pressure and unrest—had asked T&T to “do anything possible”... Read more
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dna
Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro says US 'dreams' of dividing loyal militaryleader to allow the vote. But to the tune of "Fatherland, Socialism, or Death,"
Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro says US 'dreams' of dividing loyal military
dna / Posted 4 days ago
leader to allow the vote. But to the tune of "Fatherland, Socialism, or Death," the armed forces so far praise late leader Hugo Chavez and his self-described son "Maduro," who lacks his predecessor's army background. During military exercises to... Read more
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dna
International concern mounts over Venezuelaleader Henrique Capriles, whom Maduro narrowly beat to the presidency in 2013 e
International concern mounts over Venezuela
dna / Posted 4 days ago
leader Henrique Capriles, whom Maduro narrowly beat to the presidency in 2013 elections following the death of Hugo Chavez, has given dire warnings about the mounting public frustration. The risk is that "along the way there is a social... Read more
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Breitbart
WATCH: Raheem Kassam Debates Jeremy Corbyn On Venezuela’s CollapseRemember the time I debated the Labour Party leader on Venezuela, Hugo Chavez’s
WATCH: Raheem Kassam Debates Jeremy Corbyn On Venezuela’s Collapse
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
Remember the time I debated the Labour Party leader on Venezuela, Hugo Chavez’s legacy, and he refused to take heed of anything I was saying? Alright, he wasn’t the Labour leader back then. And you probably don’t remember, either. But it was just... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Venezuela leader says US 'dreams' of dividing loyal militaryleader to allow the vote. But to the tune of "Fatherland, Socialism, or Death,
Venezuela leader says US 'dreams' of dividing loyal military
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
leader to allow the vote. But to the tune of "Fatherland, Socialism, or Death," the armed forces so far praise late leader Hugo Chavez and his self-described son "Maduro," who lacks his predecessor's army background. During military exercises to... Read more
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The Star
Venezuela leader says U.S. 'dreams' of dividing loyal militaryleader to allow the vote. But to the tune of "Fatherland, Socialism, or Death,
Venezuela leader says U.S. 'dreams' of dividing loyal military
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
leader to allow the vote. But to the tune of "Fatherland, Socialism, or Death," the armed forces so far praise late leader Hugo Chavez and his self-described son "Maduro," who lacks his predecessor's army background. During military exercises to... Read more
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Swissinfo
Venezuela leader says U.S. 'dreams' of dividing loyal militaryleader to allow the vote. But to the tune of "Fatherland, Socialism, or Death,
Venezuela leader says U.S. 'dreams' of dividing loyal military
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
leader to allow the vote. But to the tune of "Fatherland, Socialism, or Death," the armed forces so far praise late leader Hugo Chavez and his self-described son "Maduro," who lacks his predecessor's army background. During military exercises to... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuela leader says U.S. 'dreams' of dividing loyal militaryleader to allow the vote. But to the tune of "Fatherland, Socialism, or Death,
Venezuela leader says U.S. 'dreams' of dividing loyal military
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
leader to allow the vote. But to the tune of "Fatherland, Socialism, or Death," the armed forces so far praise late leader Hugo Chavez and his self-described son "Maduro," who lacks his predecessor's army background. During military exercises to... Read more
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Rappler
International concern mounts over Venezuelaleader Henrique Capriles, whom Maduro narrowly beat to the presidency in 2013 e
International concern mounts over Venezuela
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
leader Henrique Capriles, whom Maduro narrowly beat to the presidency in 2013 elections following the death of Hugo Chavez, has given dire warnings about the mounting public frustration. The risk is that "along the way there is a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
International concern mounts over Venezuelaleader Henrique Capriles, whom Maduro narrowly beat to the presidency in 2013 e
International concern mounts over Venezuela
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
leader Henrique Capriles, whom Maduro narrowly beat to the presidency in 2013 elections following the death of Hugo Chavez, has given dire warnings about the mounting public frustration. The risk is that "along the way there is a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
International concern mounts over Venezuelaleader Henrique Capriles, whom Maduro narrowly beat to the presidency in 2013 e
International concern mounts over Venezuela
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
leader Henrique Capriles, whom Maduro narrowly beat to the presidency in 2013 elections following the death of Hugo Chavez, has given dire warnings about the mounting public frustration. The risk is that "along the way there is a... Read more
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Orange County Register
Bipartisanship is a two-way streetcare, no food, electricity, water, not even toilet paper. You might be a little
Bipartisanship is a two-way street
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
care, no food, electricity, water, not even toilet paper. You might be a little more discerning in picking friends like Hugo Chavez and remember the saying, “Better to be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt.” Words to live by,... Read more
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Rappler
Venezuela's armed forces are political toobanned the sale or transfer of American military weapons and technology to Vene
Venezuela's armed forces are political too
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
banned the sale or transfer of American military weapons and technology to Venezuela, driving the president at the time, Hugo Chavez, into the arms of Russia and China. Control Ciudadano, a non-governmental body monitoring military activity,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Out of control mob batters policewoman with clubs in horrifying videoto wash blood from operating tables. In the early the 2000s, when the country
Out of control mob batters policewoman with clubs in horrifying video
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
to wash blood from operating tables. In the early the 2000s, when the country was under the firm grip of late president Hugo Chavez, the policies ushered in by the hard-left government were praised around the world as an example to... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuela crisis puts influential military in spotlightpromote a vote and avoid social unrest. There is, however, no outward sign of
Venezuela crisis puts influential military in spotlight
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
promote a vote and avoid social unrest. There is, however, no outward sign of dissent in the military, which late leader Hugo Chavez, a lieutenant colonel, turned into a bastion of "Chavismo" after a short-lived putsch in 2002. Though his... Read more
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The Star
Venezuela crisis puts influential military in spotlightpromote a vote and avoid social unrest. There is, however, no outward sign of
Venezuela crisis puts influential military in spotlight
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
promote a vote and avoid social unrest. There is, however, no outward sign of dissent in the military, which late leader Hugo Chavez, a lieutenant colonel, turned into a bastion of "Chavismo" after a short-lived putsch in 2002. Though his... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket caseconfront "all the international and national threats our nation is facing". Bu
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket case
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
confront "all the international and national threats our nation is facing". But his opponents say he and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez, are squarely to blame for disastrous economic policies that have led to the country's undoing. In an attempt to... Read more
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Times of Malta
Venezuela's Maduro admits he is 'mad as a goat'... in love with his countryRevolution, for Chavez and his example," he added, smiling as the crowd cheered
Venezuela's Maduro admits he is 'mad as a goat'... in love with his country
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
Revolution, for Chavez and his example," he added, smiling as the crowd cheered, in a reference to former President Hugo Chavez. Mujica, a fellow leftist who ruled Uruguay between 2010 and 2015, said he respected Maduro, but still thought... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Venezuela opposition security boss arrested over police beatingcrisis, and are seeking to oust him this year via a referendum. Maduro, who wo
Venezuela opposition security boss arrested over police beating
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
crisis, and are seeking to oust him this year via a referendum. Maduro, who won a 2013 election to replace late president Hugo Chavez, charges the opposition is seeking a coup against him with U.S. backing. Both sides accuse each other of... Read more
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International Business Times
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro snaps back at Uruguay's Jose Mujica for calling him 'mad as a goat' that he was only crazy with love for his country. "I'm mad with love for Venez
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro snaps back at Uruguay's Jose Mujica for calling him 'mad as a goat'
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
that he was only crazy with love for his country. "I'm mad with love for Venezuela, for the Bolivarian Revolution, for [Hugo] Chavez and his example," Maduro told at a rally of the ruling Socialist Party, the Reuters reported. His remarks came... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Haste makes (severe) wasteculprits. As Moises Naim and Francisco Toro write in the Atlantic, most of the
Haste makes (severe) waste
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
culprits. As Moises Naim and Francisco Toro write in the Atlantic, most of the blame here has to fall on the policies of Hugo Chavez, who ruled Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013, and his successors. Price controls--an attempt to deal... Read more
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CNBC
Uruguay: You're as mad as a goat...Venezuela: Yeah, so what?Revolution, for Chavez and his example," he added, smiling as the crowd cheered
Uruguay: You're as mad as a goat...Venezuela: Yeah, so what?
CNBC / Posted 6 days ago
Revolution, for Chavez and his example," he added, smiling as the crowd cheered, in a reference to former President Hugo Chavez. Mujica, a fellow leftist who ruled Uruguay between 2010 and 2015, said on Wednesday he respected Maduro, but... Read more
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Canberra Times
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket caseconfront "all the international and national threats our nation is facing". Bu
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket case
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
confront "all the international and national threats our nation is facing". But his opponents say he and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez, are squarely to blame for disastrous economic policies that have led to the country's undoing. In an attempt to... Read more
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WA Today
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket caseconfront "all the international and national threats our nation is facing". Bu
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket case
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
confront "all the international and national threats our nation is facing". But his opponents say he and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez, are squarely to blame for disastrous economic policies that have led to the country's undoing. In an attempt to... Read more
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The Age
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket caseconfront "all the international and national threats our nation is facing". Bu
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket case
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
confront "all the international and national threats our nation is facing". But his opponents say he and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez, are squarely to blame for disastrous economic policies that have led to the country's undoing. A protester... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket caseconfront "all the international and national threats our nation is facing". Bu
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket case
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
confront "all the international and national threats our nation is facing". But his opponents say he and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez, are squarely to blame for disastrous economic policies that have led to the country's undoing. A protester... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Yes, I'm mad as a goat!' Maduro responds to Uruguay's MujicaRevolution, for Chavez and his example," he added, smiling as the crowd cheered
'Yes, I'm mad as a goat!' Maduro responds to Uruguay's Mujica
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
Revolution, for Chavez and his example," he added, smiling as the crowd cheered, in a reference to former President Hugo Chavez. Mujica, a fellow leftist who ruled Uruguay between 2010 and 2015, said on Wednesday he respected Maduro, but... Read more
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The Star
'Yes, I'm mad as a goat!' Maduro responds to Uruguay's MujicaRevolution, for Chavez and his example," he added, smiling as the crowd cheered
'Yes, I'm mad as a goat!' Maduro responds to Uruguay's Mujica
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
Revolution, for Chavez and his example," he added, smiling as the crowd cheered, in a reference to former President Hugo Chavez. Mujica, a fellow leftist who ruled Uruguay between 2010 and 2015, said on Wednesday he respected Maduro, but... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Uruguay's Mujica: Venezuela's Maduro is 'crazy as a goat'also crazy in love with the country's socialist "Bolivarian revolution" and the
Uruguay's Mujica: Venezuela's Maduro is 'crazy as a goat'
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
also crazy in love with the country's socialist "Bolivarian revolution" and the man who launched it: the late President Hugo Chavez "It's true," said Maduro, who narrowly won the presidency in a 2013 election as Chavez's hand-picked successor.... Read more
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iol.co.za
EFF won't end poverty in SApart of a modern nation state. In a eulogy after the death of former Venezuela
EFF won't end poverty in SA
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
part of a modern nation state. In a eulogy after the death of former Venezuelan president and fellow commander-in-chief, Hugo Chavez in 2013, Malema praises the comrade following his visit to Venezuela in 2010 where Malema studied the country’s... Read more
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Acton Commentary
As Venezuela Crumbles, Will America's New 'Socialists' Pay Attention?prices and global capitalism instead. This was supposed to be the dawn of “21s
As Venezuela Crumbles, Will America's New 'Socialists' Pay Attention?
Acton Commentary / Posted 7 days ago
prices and global capitalism instead. This was supposed to be the dawn of “21st-century socialism,” as the late President Hugo Chavez proclaimed over 10 years ago, complete with the right tweaks and upgrades to its materialistic, mechanistic... Read more
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