Juan Forero

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Venezuela's Chavez: An Outsized Personality, A Domineering Figure

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

A fiery leftist, Hugo Chavez was a steadfast ally of dictators like Cuba's Fidel Castro while loudly opposing the United States. He claimed capitalism was destroying the world and tried to transform Venezuela into a socialist state. Millions of Venezuelans loved him because he showered the poor with social programs.