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Dictator Hugo Chavez Dead

Nathaniel20 Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 11:03 AM
A few points, while by no means perfect and undoubtedly presiding over some serious corruption he was by any definition not a "dictator", the poor in Venezuela did see improvements in their lives and he had a lot less blood on his his hands than many of the 'dictators' that the US has supported
USNbubblehead Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 3:25 PM
Lots of improvements in Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany too, but look at what it cost them in the end.

NBC News is reporting Venezuelan Dictator Hugo Chavez is dead after months of battling cancer and other health complications. AP has the details:

President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin America, died Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.

Vice President Nicolas Maduro, surrounded by other government officials, announced the death in a national television broadcast. He said Chavez died at 4:25 p.m. local time.

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