Articles tagged hugo chavez

Hangin’ with the New Bolivarians in Oliver Stone’s ‘South of the Border’

Oliver Stone has chosen to channel his 'radical' political leanings into his documentaries, and this film would seem to bear that out.

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28 Jun 2007 // 4:06 AM

CARACAS, Venezuela - During the past month, Venezuela’s capital has been filled with student protesters who represent a new hope for opponents of populist

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28 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

CARACAS, Venezuela—Riot police clashed with thousands of demonstrators in the Venezuelan capital for a second consecutive day Monday, leaving several people injured, as protests

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28 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

Blood, Guts, and Counter-Revolution

Entreaties to “build the middle-class” and “extend a hand to whoever works for you” are of course meaningless, feel-good platitudes offered as alternatives to empowering the impoverished. A critical look at Venezuela’s number-one anti-Chávez action flick, Secuestro Express.

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