Wednesday, April 10, 2002

Hitting the Fan in Venezuela- The general strike called by both major business and labor groups has been extended indefinately. This could be the beginings of a coup to force the increasingly dictatorial Hugo Chavez out of power. A coup looked to be brewing in mid-Feburary, but Chavez made some soothing noises to calm things down after a pair of military officers called for his removal. Chavez might not be as lucky this time.

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