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Latest update : 2013-03-07

Hugo Chavez Dies: Saviour or tyrant? (part 2)

Hugo Chavez would proudly say that his job was to kick sand into the eyes of Uncle Sam. He was determined to curb American influence in the region, cosying up to Cuba's Fidel Castro while encouraging fellow Latin American countries to turn their backs on Washington. At home, he enjoyed broad support among his nation's poor. Annette Young and her guests discuss the legacy of the polarising figure that was President Hugo Chavez.

  • Natalia BRANDLER, PHD in Political Science from the University of Connecticut Latin America Specialist (anti Chavez);
  • Sarai SUAREZ, Venezuelan Journalist (anti Chavez);
  • Francisco DOMINGUEZ, Director of the Center of Latin American Studies, Middlesex University;
  • Mark WEISBROT, Co-director of the Centre for Economic and Policy Research.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Diaraye Bah, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel
     
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2014-07-10 Benjamin Netanyahu

Gaza: How to Stop the Spiral? Israel Readies For Ground Offensive

Rockets have been raining over Israel and air strikes show no signs of abating over Gaza. The homes of senior Hamas leaders have been destroyed, and Israel is calling up 20,000...

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2014-07-10 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Gaza: How to Stop the Spiral? Israel Readies For Ground Offensive (part 2)

Rockets have been raining over Israel and air strikes show no signs of abating over Gaza. The homes of senior Hamas leaders have been destroyed, and Israel is calling up 20,000...

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2014-07-09 South Sudan

Africa's Newest Failed State: How to Stop Civil War and Famine in South Sudan? (part 2)

It's the third anniversary of independence for Africa's newest nation, South Sudan. With a brutal civil war now in full swing, the outgoing UN representative has pointed the...

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2014-07-09 African Union

Africa's Newest Failed State: How to Stop Civil War and Famine in South Sudan?

It's the third anniversary of independence for Africa's newest nation, South Sudan. With a brutal civil war now in full swing, the outgoing UN representative has pointed the...

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2014-07-08 Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel and the Palestinians: How to Break the Cycle of Violence?

With 40,000 military reservists called up, another ground offensive by Israel against Gaza seems likely. The kidnapping and murder of three Jewish teenagers in the West Bank and...

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