Greg Palast meets with Washington's newest b?ï¿½te noire of Latin America, Ecuador's President Alfredo Palacio, and discusses the confidential World Bank agreements that shackle his nation. ...more
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
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.
Reporting for BBC Newsnight
First Broadcast 13 May 2002