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Nicolas Maduro narrowly wins presidential election in Venezuela
www.washingtonpost.com-April 15, 2013
Calling himself the “Son of Chavez,” Nicolas Maduro, the interim president, won a slim victory after a brief but nasty presidential campaign in which he had pledged to complete the socialist transformation of this oil-rich nation that began under the man he served loyally for 20 years, President Hugo Chavez.
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U.S. seeks better relations with Venezuela, but says they may not come soon
www.washingtonpost.com-March 07, 2013
The Obama administration is treading carefully in response to the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, extending an olive branch while warning there may not be any early improvement in relations between the two countries.
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Poor masses mourn Chavez’s death as Venezuela braces for who comes next
www.washingtonpost.com-March 06, 2013
The death of President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday after a long fight against cancer led to an outpouring of grief from the poor masses as the country braced for an expected election to determine the future of the socialist system he established in the oil-rich nation.
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Ailing Hugo Chavez makes theatrical return to Venezuela
www.washingtonpost.com-February 18, 2013
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made a surprise return to Venezuela on Monday after 70 days recuperating in Cuba following cancer surgery, a long absence that had generated suspicion about who had been running the government.
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Breaking News Delta Is Close to Buying Virgin Stake for $300M to $500M Chavez Names Loyalist Heir as Venezuela Eyes Succession
www.bloomberg.com-December 10, 2012
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez named a longtime ally with close ties to Cuba his heir apparent as the cancer-stricken leader prepares for a potential departure after almost 14 years in power.
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The Rise and Fall of Bolivia's Evo Morales
www.foreignaffairs.com-October 18, 2011
Bolivian President Evo Morales rose to power as a champion of indigenous rights and the environment. Now he has trampled both, undermined his authority, and thrown his future into question.
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How Colombia's Criminals are Bullying and Buying Their Way into Office
www.foreignaffairs.com-October 17, 2011
In the run up to this month's elections, criminal groups have funded campaigns, intimidated voters, and even placed some of their own on the ballots. Police might be able to contain the violence that surrounds these groups, but will not be able to prevent them from taking some political power.
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China tries to win over Brazilian consumers
www.washingtonpost.com-September 02, 2011
Here in Latin America’s economic giant, the prevailing image of China has been that of an unquenchable consumer and the manufacturer of all things cheap. But the opening of 55 glitzy JAC Motors dealerships in Brazil, all selling sleekly designed cars built in China, has helped Chinese officials and businessmen present a different image of their country, as modern and dynamic.
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U.S. aid implicated in abuses of power in Colombia
www.washingtonpost.com-August 20, 2011
The Obama administration often cites Colombia’s thriving democracy as proof that U.S. assistance, know-how and commitment can turn around a potentially failed state under terrorist siege.
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Venezuela’s House of Cards
www.csis.org-July 08, 2011
Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez’s mysterious four-week disappearance and treatment for cancer in Cuba may or may not result in a momentous political event. Nonetheless, it underlines the faulty logic of surrendering too much control to one man.
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