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Hugo Chávez: A fictional character in real lifenew

News from the mother country leaves Charlotte's Venezuelan community with more questions than answers
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Ailen Arreaza  |  02-27-2013  |  International

What We Missed While Obsessing Over Palinnew

What is interesting about America's fascination with Sarah Palin is that, while the world was watching her, few were watching the world.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Nsenga Burton  |  09-17-2008  |  Commentary

Mark Weisbrot on the Media's Misleading Latin American Reportingnew

Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C., is considered to be one of the leading experts on the Venezuelan economy and the reforms of President Hugo Chavez. Weisbrot was in town last week to discuss American media's coverage of progressive changes in Latin America, coverage that he claims is misleading.
Shepherd Express  |  Louis Fortis  |  06-20-2008  |  International

Very Slicknew

That cheap Venezuelan oil for low-income families means big bucks for the non-profit Citizens Energy.
New Haven Advocate  |  Brian Slattery  |  03-27-2006  |  Business & Labor

Back from Venezuela with Tales of the 'Bolivarian Revolution'new

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is portrayed in the U.S. media as a populist and potential communist dictator, buying off the masses with handouts. An Athens County man who spent four months last summer working for Chavez, however, tells a different story.
The Athens NEWS  |  Jim Phillips  |  11-15-2004  |  International

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