Monday, December 03, 2007

Democracy how?

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Chavez's perspiration tells how dangerously close Venezuela came to a socialist firing of their democracy. The popular referendum vote for his Constitutional amendments, one of them extending the term of a presidency (his presidency), failed. Probably a good thing, although this American feels cautious recommending any policy to a country still grappling in the chains of economic imperialism.

New York Times' story

A bold statement from former defense minister RAÚL ISAÍAS BADUEL

Another cautious American's stance on Chavez changing

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