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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”.

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).
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Flashback To All The People Who Praised Chavez's Socialism

Daily Caller - ‎May 22, 2016‎
This praise included Salon writer David Sirota's piece after the leader's death, titled “Hugo Chavez's economic miracle.

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 ...

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.

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.
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Venezuela accuses US of plotting coup as Washington warns of 'imminent collapse'

The Independent - ‎May 14, 2016‎
The relationship between the US and Venezuela has for many years been nothing less than toxic. In 2002, then President Hugo Chavez was briefly ousted in a coup by opponents supported by the US. Washington continued to funnel hundreds of thousands ...
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The Economist: El librito azul de Hugo Chávez - ‎3 hours ago‎
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 ...
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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 ...

«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 ...

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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Spanish election goes Venezuelan

EUobserver - ‎8 hours ago‎
Critics said the move was designed to grab votes by attacking the anti-austerity party Podemos for its links to the government of deceased Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. Rajoy's conservative People's Party (PP) lost its absolute majority in December ...
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The Venezuelan government has become a dictatorship, pure and simple (registration) (blog) - ‎9 hours ago‎
Since Hugo Chávez rose to power in February 1999, the Venezuelan government has been described by all manner of creative terms: competitive authoritarianism, illiberal democracy, hybrid regime and others.

South America's Leftist Implosion: Let The Debate Begin

Huffington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Not stopping there, the Times lambasted my first book Hugo Chávez: Oil, Politics and the Challenge to the U.S. on the pages of the business section no less.
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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.
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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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Canciller cubano honró al comandante Hugo Chávez en el Cuartel de la Montaña

Agencia Venezolana de Noticias (Comunicado de prensa) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Caracas, 24 May. AVN.- El canciller de la República de Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez, rindió este martes honores al líder de la Revolución Bolivariana, Hugo Chávez Frías, durante una visita al Cuartel de la Montaña, ubicado en el 23 de Enero en Caracas.