Venezuela

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Apr 17th, 2013
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Nil NIKANDROV The Venezuelan National Election Council (CNE – Consejo Nacional Electoral) has announced the election results. As the forecasts had said, Nicolas Maduro has won. It was a tough fight, Maduro has gained 50.76% of the vote against 49.07% for 40-year-old opposition candidate Henriqu...
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Mar 15th, 2013
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ZIMBABWE’S President Robert Mugabe will always be a complex character and an enigma, usually attracting varied perceptions as to the true nature of his ideological leanings and overall contribution to the country. Herbert Moyo, Theindependent Cabinet ministers recently described Mugabe as a double-fa...
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Mar 11th, 2013
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By Daniel Berhane, Addis Fortune column In the days following the passing of Meles Zenawi, senior EPRDF officials stood firm in rejecting the conspiracy theories that were running wild in the streets. Although a public statement was not issued on the matter, as journalists did not raise the subject, ...
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Mar 10th, 2013
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By Salim Lamrani – Opera Mundi President Hugo Chavez, who died on March 5, 2013 of cancer at age 58, marked forever the history of Venezuela and Latin America. 1. Never in the history of Latin America, has a political leader had such incontestable democratic legitimacy. Since coming to power in...
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Mar 10th, 2013
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Venezuelan soldiers brace against protective fences as supporters wait in line to pay last respects to the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez outside the Military Academy in Carlatimesacas. (Leo Ramirez / AFP / March 7, 2013) latimes The news of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez‘s death this ...
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Mar 8th, 2013
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It is no accident that the death of Hugo Chavez, while mourned by the usual suspects on the left, was celebrated by thousands of his fellow countrymen. In the Doral section of Miami, FL, home to the largest enclave of Venezuelans living in America, the strongman’s demise was met with unrestrained joy...
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Mar 7th, 2013
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Philly The death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has the potential to birth a dramatic change in his oil-rich country’s relationship with the United States. But it may take years to materialize, if it ever does. Much will depend on how far the Obama administration is willing to go to encour...
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Mar 6th, 2013
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By Joel Hirst For the next days and weeks there will be many Op-Eds and articles analyzing  the impact of the premature demise of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. His  legacy will be dissected; the effects of his political and economic model he  dubbed “21st Century Socialism” will be fiercely defen...
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Mar 6th, 2013
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From:The Australian HE was lionised as a hero by the Western Left, of course, but it would be hard to find a leader in recent history who more comprehensively betrayed the wellbeing of his country than Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. He was driven by an irrational, demagogic and self-defeating anta...
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Mar 5th, 2013
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Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez dead CARACAS, Venezuela – President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin America, died Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with ...