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In death, Hugo Chavez leaves economic legacy

Mar 5, 2013
Taking power in 1999, Hugo Chavez almost single-handedly transformed Venezuelan society, wielding the country's oil wealth as a weapon. Can a strongman economy continue after his death?
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Hugo Chavez news: Venezuelan president reappears

Feb 18, 2013
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made a surprise return to his country Monday after spending over two months in Cuba for cancer treatment.
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End of Hugo Chavez era in Venezuela appears near

Jan 9, 2013
Taking power in 1999, Hugo Chavez almost single-handedly transformed Venezuelan society, wielding the country's oil wealth as a weapon. Can a strongman economy continue after his death?
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Chavez victory mixed outcome for Venezuela energy sector

Oct 8, 2012
In Venezuela, President Hugo Chavez has been reelected to a new six-year term. He had 54 percent of the vote; much closer than he's gotten used to during his 14 years in office.
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Chavez fights for re-election in Venezuela

Oct 4, 2012
Venezuelans will be going to the polls this weekend to elect their president. Unlike any election in recent memory there, it's looking close for Hugo Chavez, who has been in power since 1998.
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Gas prices from Norway to Venezuela

Aug 3, 2012
Charging less than a dime per gallon, Venezuela sells cheapest gas on the planet. Norway has some of the highest fuel prices in the world.
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Venezuela sends diesel to Syria, tests will for sanctions

Jul 10, 2012
Opposition supporters report more than 17,000 people have been killed during the 16-month uprising against the Syrian government. Today the Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Syrian regime is getting help from Venezuela in the form of diesel.
Posted In: diesel, venezuela, syria

World markets: Winners and losers in 2011

Dec 30, 2011
The past year wasn’t kind to those with money in the Greek market, but Zambian investors are laughing all the way to the bank.
Posted In: stock market, venezuela, cyprus, 2011, Wall Street

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