Venezuela: The Bolivarian Revolution Abroad

Guest blogger, Jorge Arena details a visit to Washington D.C. by a pro-Chavez delegation from Venezuela. The National Solidarity Conference, which took place at George Washington University, inspired a critical opinion piece by Stephen Johnson in the Washington Times, but Jorge Martin of Hands Off Venezuela says that Johnson is far from an objective observer and documents his involvement in Central America during the Contras Wars as well as his support of the 2002 coup which briefly removed Chavez from power. While Martin argues that the Bolivarian revolution is making strides abroad, Venepoetics translates an editorial by Demetrio Boersner which comes to the opposite conclusion.

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