Venezuela's firebrand dictator was known for making waves. After leaping onto the public stage with a failed 1992 coup attempt, Chavez became president legally in 1998 and never looked back. Loved by the poorest Venezuelans, Chavez made many enemies over the years, many of them in the United States government. In the end, only cancer could remove HugoChavez from the Presidential chair of Venezuela.
24.06.2013 - States are hardly allies after a half century of distrust. Venezuela, too, could prove difficult. Former President Hugo […] Chavez was a sworn enemy of the United States and his successor, Nicolas Maduro, earlier this year called Obama “grand chief
Much is being written about former Venezuelan President HugoChavez in the wake of his death Tuesday. Australian journalist John Pilger’s 2007 documentary on the United States’ hostile, decades-long campaign against Latin American democracy helps separate fact from fiction in Chavez’s legacy.