October 10, 2012

Chavez Will Continue to Ruin Venezuela

Michael Albertus, Foreign Policy

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October 8, 2012
Chavez Opposition Still Climbing Out of a Hole
Tim Padgett, Time
Although socialist President Hugo Chávez routed his centrist challenger, Henrique Capriles Radonski, 55% to 45% in Sunday’s presidential election in Venezuela, the opposition can take some consolation in the fact that... more ››
October 8, 2012
Hugo Chavez Is Here to Stay
The Economist
Hugo Chavez has said he wants to remain in office as Venezuela’s president until 2031. He moved six years closer to that goal on October 7th, when voters re-elected him to a new term, by a margin of almost ten points over his... more ››
September 28, 2012
The Hugo Chavez Cult Is Over
Francisco Toro, The Guardian
As Venezuelans get ready to head to the polls for the most closely fought presidential election of the past 14 years, one question is at the forefront of everyone's mind: does Hugo Chávez still have it? By "it", I mean his... more ››
The strong showing by Mr. Capriles is good for Venezuelan democracy, and indeed for the success of Mr. Chavez’s ‘Bolivarian Revolution’ — which might otherwise meander or lose direction without the constant accountability... more ››