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Saturday, November 30, 2002

Unseating Caesar Chavez I-Keep an eye on Venezuela again, where anti-Chavez feelings are rising and a general strike is being called by both the largest union and the largest business group. Chavez just sacked 15 of his top generals and colonels and is about to turn over the police functions to his Bolivarian Guard goon squads. We had a short-term coup there in April, this might trigger an all-out civil war. Via Papa Blog-an interesting Latin-American-issues blog-El Sur-which seems to digest news from the region.

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