World Apr 12

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In Venezuela, Will ‘Chavismo’ Last Without Hugo Chavez?

The late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was the force behind "Chavismo," a left-wing political ideology that favors nationalization and social welfare programs over free market development. But will that ideology survive in its most robust form without the charismatic leader?…

World Mar 05

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Venezuela’s Brassy President Hugo Chavez Dies

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who grew up in a working class family, led a failed coup, and became an internationally controversial head of state while maintaining the support of marginalized groups, died Tuesday at the age of 58.