When a “revolution” has continued for more than 50 years and all that has resulted is greater stagnation and a crumbling infrastructure one might be tempted to rethink one’s model.
Not if you’re the Castro boys. They, instead, look for another, wealthier, nation to suck up to and live off of. For the past 10+ years that nation has been Hugo Chavez’s Venezuela. Now tha... More
In 2006, Hugo Chavez greeted Archbishop Jorge Cardinal Urosa as a head of state when he returned from Rome. I don't think there will be any similar greetings any time soon. (Andrew Alvarez/AFP/Getty Images)
The people of Venezuela delivered a huge blow to the near-hegemonic authority of Venezuelan president (and would-be dictator) Hugo Chavez in September of last year, reducing Chavez’ ... More