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Hugo Chavez's Latest Soliloquy Puts His Minister of Education, Maryann Hanson, To Sleep (VIDEO)

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First Posted: 03/06/2012 4:59 pm Updated: 05/29/2012 4:41 pm

After speaking for nearly four hours, Hugo Chavez, the prolix President of Venezuela, managed to put his Minister of Education, Maryann Hanson, to sleep during a cabinet meeting.

The South American leader is known for having a lot to say.

His weekly television program, Alo Presidente (Hello, Mr. President) -- in which he answers calls from constituents live and expounds on his latest policies -- runs for five to six hours.

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