Hugo Chavez Launches A BLOG Shortly After Joining Twitter

05/25/2010 03:20 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

CARACAS, Venezuela

Chavez already speaks many days for hours on television has increasingly turned to the Internet as well. Last month he opened a Twitter account that now lists more than 435,000 followers.

In one of his first blog posts, Chavez praised a meeting with Chinese officials as a "sea of ideas." The site also includes columns by Cuba's Fidel Castro, as well as speeches, photos, videos and a form to make contact confidentially with Chavez's team.

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Online:

http://www.chavez.org.ve/

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