- Rappler.comJun 29 01:26 PM
As new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte prepares to assume office, a growing number of Filipinos seem to – or want to – believe his surprising claim that he will be the country’s first “socialist” President. Since he won the elections last month, some leftists – as well as anti-communists ...
- The Fresno BeeJun 30 03:33 AM
People who’ve fled Venezuela find parallels between Trump, Hugo Chávez Trump, Chavez similarities include brash style, polarizing rhetoric, machismo, they say Donald Trump’s supporters call comparisons of him to Hugo Chávez ridiculous … Click to Continue »
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJun 16 05:54 PM
By Mitra Taj LIMA (Reuters) - A Peruvian prosecutor said Thursday that late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and two Brazilian construction companies may have bankrolled President Ollanta Humala's campaigns before he took office in 2011. Prosecutor German Juarez has been investigating first lady Nadine Heredia, the co-founder and current president of Humala's party, for her possible involvement...
- Cebu Daily NewsJun 30 05:53 AM
As Rodrigo Duterte begins his presidency, a growing number of Filipinos seem to believe—or want to believe—the claim that he is the Philippines’ first “socialist” President. Encouraged by his recent appointments to his Cabinet, some leftists have even suggested that he could be “our Hugo Chávez,” the iconic Venezuelan president who promoted a “socialism of […] The post Why Duterte is unlikely to...
- New York TimesJul 01 05:06 AM
The government of Venezuela is turning political prisoners into hostages by bartering them with other countries.
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- Cato InstituteJun 28 07:48 AM
With the arrival of President Hugo Chávez in 1999, Venezuela embraced Chavismo, a form of Andean socialism. In 2013, Chávez met the Grim Reaper and Nicolás Maduro assumed Chávez’s mantle.
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- Al Jazeera via Yahoo Maktoob NewsJun 17 07:13 AM
An unverified letter alleged Chavez and Brazilian construction companies funded Ollanta Humala's campaign in 2006.
- TODAYonlineJun 16 06:24 PM
LIMA - A Peruvian prosecutor said Thursday that late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and two Brazilian construction companies may have bankrolled President Ollanta Humala's campaigns before he took office in 2011. Prosecutor German Juarez has...
- New York PostJun 05 06:34 PM
As sure as the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, Hollywood stars will take insanely dumb political positions and suffer no repercussions because of it. But few positions are quite as backward and awful as their support for a political system that has been discarded by nearly every country that has...
- Zero HedgeJun 27 07:16 AM
Authored by Steve H. Hanke of The Johns Hopkins University. Follow him on Twitter @Steve_Hanke. With the arrival of President Hugo Chávez in 1999, Venezuela embraced Chavismo, a form of Andean socialism. In 2013, Chávez met the Grim Reaper and Nicolás Maduro assumed Chávez’s mantle. Chavismo has not been confined to Venezuela, however. A form of it has been adopted by Rafael Correa – a leftist ...
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