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Socialist Venezuela Goes Bust

legal Insurrection (blog) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Socialist leader Hugo Chávez got elected as country's President in 1999 and introduced the ideology of “Socialism of the 21st Century”.
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Ex-world leaders meet with Venezuelan officials and opposition to end standoff

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
Venezuela's opposition is pushing for a referendum on whether to recall President Nicolás Maduro, the successor to Hugo Chávez, amid a severe economic crisis marked by triple-digit inflation and shortages of basic goods. The meetings came a week after ...

QuickTake: Hugo Chavez Heir Tested

Bloomberg - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu reports on today's top "QuickTake" news story. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg).

Telemundo Upfront 2016: Julio César Chávez, Hugo Chávez Biopic Series Announced For Next Season

Latin Times - ‎May 16, 2016‎
The Spanish-language network has announced two new series that are in the works -- one about the life of boxer Julio César Chávez and the other one about Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez. The revelations came after "El Señor De Los Cielos" was picked ...

Left-Wing Party Podemos Received Funds from Hugo Chávez

PanAm Post - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Isea, who worked in Hugo Chávez's regime, produced a document showing the former Venezuelan president's approval of a payment for “political efforts and social movements” in Spain that would provide it with “political changes related to the Bolivarian ...
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Venezuela needs Nicolás Maduro's allies to make him see reason

The Guardian - ‎May 19, 2016‎
In the last three years, the “heir” of Hugo Chávez has led the country into a maelstrom of anarchy and annihilation that one would expect only of a nation devastated by war.

Another Hugo Chavez Mystery -- What Happened to Venezuela's Air Force One?

Latin American Herald Tribune - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Chavez's successor, Nicolas Maduro, stopped using the plane in 2013. He now flies using Russian-made planes from Cubana de Aviación, Cuba's state owned commercial airline.

Chavista military architect turns against successor: 'It's anarchy'

BBC News - ‎16 hours ago‎
In the popular retelling of modern Venezuelan history, Hugo Chavez was once a disillusioned soldier with grand plans. Quietly and methodically, he formulated a secret group called the MBR-200 to force the country's leadership from power.
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Santos's Power Grab in the Name of Peace

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Hugo Chávez destroyed political pluralism in Venezuela by consolidating power in the executive. Now Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos wants to copy the Bolivarian strongman.
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El barrio de Caracas donde están los restos de Hugo Chávez | El Comercio Perú

El Comercio - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Allí iba a votar el presidente Hugo Chávez. De hecho, su cuerpo reposa en ese vecindario en el que hay murales de Lenin, del Che Guevara, de guerrilleros colombianos y, por supuesto, de Chávez. Sin embargo, tras las elecciones del 6 de diciembre de ...
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The Economist: El librito azul de Hugo Chávez

eju.tv - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Hubo un tiempo en que Hugo Chávez estaba inmensamente orgulloso de la nueva constitución que le había dado a Venezuela en 1999, al comienzo de sus 14 años de gobierno. La tenía impresa en un pequeño libro azul, y le entregaba copias a todos los ...

Hey, Bernie Sanders Supporters -- All Roads Lead to Venezuela

Town Hall - ‎May 25, 2016‎
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.
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Behind Venezuela's looming collapse

Aljazeera.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
... with the majority of school children not receiving the recommended dose of nutrients for healthy growth and function. Three years after the death of charismatic Hugo Chavez, the popular leader's Bolivarian Revolution is being blamed for failing ...

«America Basta» en hommage à Hugo Chavez

La Nouvelle République - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Une bibliothèque comprenant l'héritage de Hugo Chavez Lors de son discours prononcé à l'occasion de la tenue de la semaine du commandant Chavez en Algérie, l'ambassadeur de la République bolivarienne du Venezuela à Alger, Son excellence, José ...

Mérida: Frente de Vanguardia "Hugo Chávez Frías" se entrena en la "Red de la Patria"

Aporrea - ‎4 hours ago‎
Onia Granados, militante del frente de Vanguardia Hugo Chávez Frías, acotó que: "éste es un colectivo de articulación, que coordina distintos actores sociales, partidos políticos, instancias del poder popular e instituciones vinculadas con la ...
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O presidente está 'louco de amor' por Hugo Chávez

Sputnik Brasil - ‎May 20, 2016‎
"Sim, eu estou louco como uma cabra, louco de amor pela Venezuela, pela revolução bolivariana, por [Hugo] Chávez e pelo seu exemplo", disse Maduro mais tarde na quinta-feira citado pela mídia latino-americana. Presidente da Venezuela, Nicolas ...
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Hugo Chávez' fortabte søn

Berlingske - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Nicolás Maduro har mildest talt ikke været i stand at løfte arven fra sin legendariske forgænger. De seneste ugers styrkeprøve mellem præsidenten og en stadig mere dristig opposition truer med at kaste Venezuela ud i åben konflikt.

Venezuela Government, Opposition Exploring Talks to End Crisis

Bloomberg - ‎56 minutes ago‎
... opposition doubles down on its efforts to end the rule of President Nicolas Maduro, calling for a recall referendum and nationwide protests against his government.
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