Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (born 28 July 1954) is the current President of Venezuela, having held that position since 1999. He was formerly the leader of the Fifth Republic Movement political party from its foundation in 1997 until 2007, when he became the leader of the United So…t Party of Venezuela (PSUV). Following his own political ideology of Bolivarianism and "So…m for the 21st Century", he has focused on implementing so…t reforms in the country as a part of a social project known as the Bolivarian Revolution, which has seen the implementation of a new constitution, participatory democratic councils, the nationalization of several key industries, increased government funding of health care and education, and significant reductions in poverty, according to government figures.
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