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Hugo Chavez versus Catholic Church

The degraded relationship between the Venezuelan government and the Catholic Church is going through its worst time. In his last televised speech Sunday at the “Hello President,” Chavez accused the Cardinal-Archbishop of Caracas, Jorge

Evo Morales said that chickens cause homosexuality

Once again a South American president extrapolates in his verbal excesses. As if not enough Lula and Hugo Chavez, now was the time of Evo Morales. Bolivian President, Evo Morales, has surprised his audience

World’s Big Thinkers Reflect and Predict

100 luminaries were asked, including the likes of Bill Clinton, Francis Fukuyama, and David Petraeus, about their opinions on past year events, as well as their predictions for the foreseeable future. Here are some

Hugo Chavez’s ‘Bolivarian Rule of Lawlessness’

There is a strategic ‘methodology by which the dictatorial Chavez regime has gradually turned the courts into a powerful political instrument to punish opponents, all under the guise of illegality.’ This is Chavista Justice.

Ten Years of Hugo Chavez: Revolutionary Bravado, Economic Bumbling, and Ostentatious Boligarchs

Hugo Chavez’s left-wing socialist swing translates to crackdown on private property such as foreign oil company assets, as well as an ‘undisputed control of the three branches of government and windfall profits from the

Zelaya, Chavez, and Obama: The Winds of Change in Latin America?

‘The Honduran military ousted and exiled leftist President Zelaya in what was Central America’s first military coup since the Cold War.’ The move was triggered by Zelaya’s attempt to legalize an extension of his

Hugo Chávez may be close to completely fail

The President of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, has shown a remarkable resilience throughout his career of 20 years duration in policies of all colors and flavors. He is, par excellence, the kid that always recovers

Hugo Chavez: Autocrat

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s government is definitely not democratic. He has been on a rampage to limit private capital in his country, expropriating several private properties to nationalize them – arbitrarily. Last month, Chavez

After diplomatic friction, Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez appoints new ambassador to the U.S.

After the warm camaraderie that resulted in the boy’s club handshaking and all-around friendly truces and reconciliations in the recently held Summit of the Americas, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez announced that diplomat Roy Chaderton

Summit of the Americas: ‘Actions, not words’ after the handshakes

Another test for the new era in US foreign relations has just transpired. The White House said that the next few weeks may determine whether it has begun a new relationship with Latin America,