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Chavez Referendum

Chavez Crackdown: Troops Seize Police Station Controlled By Leading Opponent

AP | CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CURIEPE, Venezuela — National Guard troops seized a police station controlled by a leading opponent of President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday, spark...

Chavez Military Critics Ordered To Be Reported For Anti-Chavez Talk

Miam Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Venezuelan army officers and soldiers are upset by a military order that requires the reporting of all comments critical of President Hugo Chávez....

Chavez Regime Has Launched Autocratic Blitzkrieg: Analysis

Huffington Post Contributor | Javier Corrales | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Javier Corrales For the past decade, analysts have debated whether the administration of Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez is democratic. This deb...

Hugo Chavez Visits Cuba, Meets With Both Castros

AHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Havana, Cuba (AHN) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made a surprise visit to Cuba over the weekend, meeting with Raul and Fidel Castro to celebrate ...

All Hail the World's Latest Presidente for Life!

David Paul Appell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Paul Appell

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez has long coveted the prize that now puts him in the company of endlessly "election"-holding paragons such as Robert Mugabe, Alexander Lukashenko and Kim Jong-Il.

Chavez Referendum A Democratic Act Threatening Democracy, La Opinion Editorial

La Opinion | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A year and a half ago, Venezuelans rejected the idea of unlimited reelections for the head of state. At the time, president Hugo Chavez defiantly desc...

Why Chavez Wants To Be President for Life

Francisco Toro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Francisco Toro

Chavez's fortunes have always hinged on his standing with moderates. But these days he talks to them less and less, spending more of his time on the kind of hyperbolic red meat that only the wingnuts go for.

Chavez Threatens To Cut Off Oil To US

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Hugo Chavez on Friday wrapped up his campaign to push through broad constitutional changes with a broadside attack against adversaries at ho...