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Ecuador Gets Chávez’d

Greg Palast 

Greg Palast meets with Washington's newest b?�te noire of Latin America, Ecuador's President Alfredo Palacio, and discusses the confidential World Bank agreements that shackle his nation. ...more

Dick Cheney, Hugo Chavez and Bill Clinton’s Band

Greg Palast 

Why Venezuela has Voted Again for Their Negro e Indio President

There’s so much BS and baloney thrown around about Venezuela that I may be violating some rule of US journalism by providing some facts. Let’s begin with this: 77% of Venezuela’s farmland is owned by 3% of the population, the hacendados. …more

Venezuela Floridated

Greg Palast 

Will The Gang That Fixed Florida Fix the Vote in Caracas this Sunday?

Hugo Chavez drives George Bush crazy. Maybe it’s jealousy: Unlike Mr. Bush, Chavez, in Venezuela, won his Presidency by a majority of the vote. …more

Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’ with Hugo

Greg Palast 

In Caracas.

Hugo Chavez has an attitude problem. Only last April the Venezuelan president escaped a kidnapping by the Chairman of the nation’s Chamber of Commerce. This weekend, Chavez is facing a recall petition by the angry rich of Venezuela. He also faces the wrath of an angry rich American president who does not appreciate Chavez’ bad attitude toward globalization a la Rumsfeld.

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