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Friday, October 19, 2007


Venezuela "destabilizing" other countries?

So says the Miami Herald's columnist, Andres Oppenheimer:
"There is no mystery about Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez's intent on destabilizing U.S.-backed Latin American democracies: he says so on his own government's website."
And just what consititutes "destabilizing" a government to Mr. Oppenheimer? Here's the nefarious plan he found on that Venezuelan government website:Sure sounds to me like the Venezuelan government is interested in strengthening democracy in Latin America, not "destabilizing" other governments.

As for Mr. Oppenheimer, it delights me to point out that he published a book entitled "Castro's Final Hour"...in 1992. :-)

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