Regions / Venezuela
What scared Washington most about Chavez was not his failures or idiosyncrasies. It was his success.
Comparing Hugo Chavez's accomplishments to his U.S. obits was like taking a trip through Alice's looking glass.
Hugo Chavez put an end to the reign of neoliberal IMF policies that had impoverished the masses of Latin America.
Life has improved for a great number of Venezuelans over the last decade.
In fact, he raises the specter of civil war in Venezuela.
President Hugo Chavez inspired many in Venezuela with his return in time for its bicentennial.
Venezuelan President Hugo hasn't prepared the groundwork for a successor.
Though nationalized, Venezuela's oil still relies on foreign know-how.
Alvaro Colom keeps Hugo Chavez at arm's length.
The U.S. vision for Latin America consists of applying Plan Colombia to the region as a whole.