April 14, 2014

As Maduro Flails, Venezuela's Military Rises

Marcel Ventura, The Daily Beast

The Associated Press

Barely a year after the death of the charismatic, problematic President Hugo Chávez, his successor, Nicolás Maduro, is flailing and the military is gaining.

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TAGGED: Hugo Chavez, Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro


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