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Latest update : 2013-01-10

After Chavez (part 2)

The "De Gaulle of Latin America" for some, a dictator for others - drop the name of Hugo Chavez and you’ve got an argument. François Picard’s panel looks at the Venezuelan president’s oil-fueled legacy... and the power vacuum that could follow.

  • Sarah GRAINGER. Venezuela Correspondent for GRN (from Caracas);
  • Rolando TOMASINI. Business school lecturer. Venezuelan resident voting abroad;
  • Bernard CASSEN. General Secretary, Les mémoires de la Lutte (Memories of Struggle). Former Director General, Monde Diplomatique;
  • Natalia BRANDLER. PhD in Political Science;
  • Colin HARDING. Director, Latinform (from London).

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Isabelle Sarton du Jonchay.

Watch the first part here.

By Anelise Borges

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2014-12-18 Russia

Wrecked Rouble: Putin Defiant as Currency Tumbles (part 2)

The rouble is collapsing, oil prices are plummeting, Western sanctions are biting... but Russia's president is not blinking. At his annual press conference, Vladimir Putin was as...

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2014-12-18 Vladimir Putin

Wrecked Rouble: Putin Defiant as Currency Tumbles (part 1)

The rouble is collapsing, oil prices are plummeting, Western sanctions are biting... but Russia's president is not blinking. At his annual press conference, Vladimir Putin was as...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

SPECIAL: US and Cuba Normalise Relations

'Todos somos Americanos'. That was the US President Barack Obama's message as he and Cuban president Raul Castro hailed a new chapter in US relations with Cuba. In simultaneous...

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2014-12-16 attacks

Taliban school massacre: At least 140 dead in Peshawar assault (part 2)

At least 141 pupils and teachers have been killed after the Pakistani Taliban stormed an army-run school in Peshawar. The attack - the worst of its kind in years - is said to be...

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2014-12-16 Pakistan

Taliban school massacre: At least 140 dead in Peshawar assault (part 1)

At least 141 pupils and teachers have been killed after the Pakistani Taliban stormed an army-run school in Peshawar. The attack - the worst of its kind in years - is said to be...

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