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  •  - Germany's former President Koehler attends commemoration service on International Holocaust Memorial Day in Berlin

    Germany's former President Koehler attends commemoration service on International Holocaust Memorial Day in Berlin

    Posted: 1/27/2011 5:29:14 AM EST
    Germany's former President Horst Koehler (C) attends a commemoration service for the victims of national socialism on International Holocaust Memorial Day at the Reichstag building, seat of the German lower house of Parliament Bundestag, in Berlin, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - German government representatives arrive for commemoration service on International Holocaust Memorial Day in Berlin

    German government representatives arrive for commemoration service on International Holocaust Memorial Day in Berlin

    Posted: 1/27/2011 5:27:41 AM EST
    President of the German Constitutional Court Andreas Vosskuhle (L-R) President of the Upper House of Parliament Bundesrat Hannelore Kraft, representative of German head of the central council of the Sinti and Roma, Zoni Weisz, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President of the Bundesstag Norbert Lammert arrive for a commemoration service for the victims of national socialism on International Holocaust Memorial Day at the Reichstag building, seat of the German lower house of Parliament Bundestag, in Berlin, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Venezuelan National Assembly President Flores takes part in a session of the national assembly in Caracas

    Venezuelan National Assembly President Flores takes part in a session of the national assembly in Caracas

    Posted: 12/16/2010 2:22:09 PM EST
    Venezuelan National Assembly President Cilia Flores (C) takes part in a session of the national assembly in Caracas December 16, 2010. The Venezuelan government is pushing through laws to entrench socialism in the South American nation both via parliament and decree powers President Hugo Chavez is taking. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins (VENEZUELA - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - A watchmaker works at his stall in the village of Campo Florido, near Havana

    A watchmaker works at his stall in the village of Campo Florido, near Havana

    Posted: 8/5/2010 4:38:50 PM EST
    A watchmaker works at his stall in the village of Campo Florido, near Havana August 5, 2010. The Cuban government plans to reduce its role in small businesses, but continue to direct a centralized economy that eschews markets and private property, a Cuban official said on Sunday. Economy Minister Marino Murillo said the communist-led island is "updating," not reforming its fragile economy and does not plan to copy the market socialism of China or Vietnam. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS)
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    Posted: 7/15/2010 11:37:19 PM EST
    Women wait for public transport at the Cacique Tiuna Commune in Caracas July 9, 2010. Tucked into forested hills in southwest Caracas, a red-brick housing complex for the poor is a testing ground for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's latest step to build socialism in the Latin American oil producer. The phalanx of simple five-storey apartment blocks, some still being built, anchors the "Cacique Tiuna Commune". This is one of a network of "socialist communes" that Chavez and his supporters want to extend across the nation in their political and legislative offensive to dismantle "bourgeois" capitalism. Picture taken July 9. To match Feature VENEZUELA-COMMUNES/ REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins (VENEZUELA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)
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    To match Feature VENEZUELA-COMMUNES/

    Posted: 7/15/2010 11:33:17 PM EST
    Employees assemble home furnishings at the Cacique Tiuna Commune's carpentry worksop in Caracas July 9, 2010. Tucked into forested hills in southwest Caracas, a red-brick housing complex for the poor is a testing ground for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's latest step to build socialism in the Latin American oil producer. The phalanx of simple five-storey apartment blocks, some still being built, anchors the "Cacique Tiuna Commune". This is one of a network of "socialist communes" that Chavez and his supporters want to extend across the nation in their political and legislative offensive to dismantle "bourgeois" capitalism. Picture taken July 9. To match Feature VENEZUELA-COMMUNES/ REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins (VENEZUELA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS)
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    To match Feature VENEZUELA-COMMUNES/

    Posted: 7/15/2010 11:31:17 PM EST
    Children play baseball in the streets of the Cacique Tiuna Commune in Caracas July 9, 2010. Tucked into forested hills in southwest Caracas, a red-brick housing complex for the poor is a testing ground for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's latest step to build socialism in the Latin American oil producer. The phalanx of simple five-storey apartment blocks, some still being built, anchors the "Cacique Tiuna Commune". This is one of a network of "socialist communes" that Chavez and his supporters want to extend across the nation in their political and legislative offensive to dismantle "bourgeois" capitalism. Picture taken July 9. To match Feature VENEZUELA-COMMUNES/ REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins (VENEZUELA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)
  •  - A Tibet monk walks during snowfall outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

    A Tibet monk walks during snowfall outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

    Posted: 3/7/2010 9:09:44 PM EST
    A Tibet monk walks during snowfall outside the Great Hall of the People, the venue of the annual session of China's parliament, the National People's Congress (NPC) March 8, 2010. The new Chinese-appointed governor of Tibet said on Sunday that only socialism can "save" the remote region and guarantee its development, and lampooned the Dalai Lama's indecision on his succession. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION ENVIRONMENT)
  •  - Venezuelan Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez speak during a news conference in Caracas

    Venezuelan Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez speak during a news conference in Caracas

    Posted: 6/9/2009 3:31:17 PM EST
    Venezuelan Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez (C) speaks during a news conference in Caracas, June 9, 2009. Venezuela will not nationalize all the oil service companies present in the country, Ramirez said on Tuesday, adding that gas and water injection units seized last month were "monopolistic". The words on the wall read "Homeland, Socialism or death, we will overcome!". REUTERS/Alejandro Rustom (VENEZUELA POLITICS ENERGY)
  •  - Women walk in front of branch of banking unit Banco de Venezuela in Caracas

    Women walk in front of branch of banking unit Banco de Venezuela in Caracas

    Posted: 5/22/2009 3:51:58 PM EST
    Women walk in front of a branch of banking unit Banco de Venezuela in Caracas May 22, 2009. Venezuela will sign a deal with Spain's Group Santander on Friday to buy its local banking unit, marking the latest takeover of President Hugo Chavez in his drive to bring socialism to the OPEC nation. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins (VENEZUELA POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez casts his vote in Caracas

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez casts his vote in Caracas

    Posted: 11/23/2008 2:11:00 PM EST
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez casts his vote in Caracas November 23, 2008. Venezuelans vote Sunday in state elections where Chavez aims to consolidate his grip on the OPEC nation to re-energize his drive toward socialism a year after he suffered a referendum defeat. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins (VENEZUELA)
  •  - People line up to cast their votes at a polling station in Caracas

    People line up to cast their votes at a polling station in Caracas

    Posted: 11/23/2008 10:36:40 AM EST
    People line up to cast their votes at a polling station in Caracas November 23, 2008. Venezuelans vote Sunday in state elections where President Hugo Chavez aims to consolidate his grip on the OPEC nation to re-energize his drive toward socialism a year after he suffered a referendum defeat. In the wall a painting President Hugo Chavez. REUTERS/Alejandro Rustom (VENEZUELA)
  •  - Austrian Chief Rabbi Eisenberg and Cardinal Schoenborn unveil memorial in Vienna

    Austrian Chief Rabbi Eisenberg and Cardinal Schoenborn unveil memorial in Vienna

    Posted: 3/13/2008 8:02:58 AM EST
    Austrian chief rabbi Paul Chaim Eisenberg (L) and Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn unveil a memorial for victims and displaced members of National Socialism at the Medical University in Vienna March 13, 2008. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer (AUSTRIA)
  •  - Austrian Chief Rabbi Eisenberg and Cardinal Schoenborn unveil memorial in Vienna

    Austrian Chief Rabbi Eisenberg and Cardinal Schoenborn unveil memorial in Vienna

    Posted: 3/13/2008 8:01:44 AM EST
    Austrian chief rabbi Paul Chaim Eisenberg (L) and Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn pose next to a newly unveiled memorial for victims and displaced members of National Socialism at the Medical University in Vienna March 13, 2008. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer (AUSTRIA)
  •  - Venezuela's President Chavez and Argentina's President Fernandez de Kirchner meet at Miraflores Palace in Caracas

    Venezuela's President Chavez and Argentina's President Fernandez de Kirchner meet at Miraflores Palace in Caracas

    Posted: 3/6/2008 2:01:35 PM EST
    Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez (R) and Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner meet at Miraflores Palace in Caracas March 6, 2008. Chavez, who says socialism can unite South America against "U.S. imperialism," jumped into the dispute during the weekend after feuding for months with Colombia over his efforts at mediating the release rebel-held hostages. REUTERS/Edwin Montilva (VENEZUELA)
  •  - A student peeks out of a window during class in Havana

    A student peeks out of a window during class in Havana

    Posted: 2/25/2008 4:10:20 PM EST
    A student peeks out of a window during class in Havana February 25, 2008. Young Cubans frustrated by a regimented and austere life under socialism said on Monday their hopes of change were disappointed by the naming of old guard revolutionaries to run Cuba after Fidel Castro. REUTERS/Claudia Daut (CUBA)
  •  - Brazilian presidential candidate Heloisa Helena of the Socialism and Freedom Party greets a supporter during an election campaign rally

    Brazilian presidential candidate Heloisa Helena of the Socialism and Freedom Party greets a supporter during an election campaign rally

    Posted: 9/27/2006 11:11:09 AM EST
    Brazilian presidential candidate Heloisa Helena (R) of the Socialism and Freedom Party greets a supporter during an election campaign rally before Sunday's election, in the Mare slum in Rio de Janeiro September 27, 2006. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes (BRAZIL)
  •  - Brazilian presidential candidate Heloisa Helena, of the Socialism and Freedom Party, gestures during a meeting at Brazilian newspaper O Globo in Rio de Janeiro

    Brazilian presidential candidate Heloisa Helena, of the Socialism and Freedom Party, gestures during a meeting at Brazilian newspaper O Globo in Rio de Janeiro

    Posted: 8/29/2006 1:07:57 PM EST
    Brazilian presidential candidate Heloisa Helena, of the Socialism and Freedom Party, gestures during a meeting at Brazilian newspaper O Globo in Rio de Janeiro August 29, 2007. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes (BRAZIL)
  •  - Member of the Vila Isabel samba school works on a replica of South American hero Simon Bolivar in Ri

    Member of the Vila Isabel samba school works on a replica of South American hero Simon Bolivar in Ri

    Posted: 2/8/2006 9:49:41 AM EST
    A member of the Vila Isabel samba school works on a replica of South American hero Simon Bolivar in Rio de Janeiro, February, 3 2006. The 4,000-strong Vila Isabel, one of Rio's top 14 troupes, will steer clear of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's ideas on socialism and Latin American integration when it performs an hour-long extravaganza entitled "I'm Mad About You, America" later this month. Picture taken on February 3, 2006. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
  •  - Member of the Vila Isabel samba school works on a replica of South American hero Simon Bolivar in Ri

    Member of the Vila Isabel samba school works on a replica of South American hero Simon Bolivar in Ri

    Posted: 2/8/2006 8:29:31 AM EST
    A member of the Vila Isabel samba school works on a replica of South American hero Simon Bolivar in Rio de Janeiro, February, 3 2006. The 4,000-strong Vila Isabel, one of Rio's top 14 troupes, will steer clear of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's ideas on socialism and Latin American integration when it performs an hour-long extravaganza entitled "I'm Mad About You, America" later this month. Picture taken on February 3, 2006. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes