TITLE

Messiah or Menace?

AUTHOR(S)
Larmer, Brook
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);12/21/98, Vol. 132 Issue 25, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the election of Hugo Chavez Frias as president of Venezuela. His victory over economist Henrique Salas Romer; Voters reacting to the country's poverty and political corruption; Chavez's 1992 coup attempt as a campaign tool; How the Chavez victory is viewed in the United States; The political and economic challenges that Chavez will face; The expected drop in export earnings due to low oil prices; His plans for political and business reorganization. INSET: The low road.
ACCESSION #
1397768

 

Related Articles

  • Messiah or Menace? Larmer, Brook // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);12/21/98, Vol. 132 Issue 25, p31 

    Discusses the election of Hugo Chavez Frias as president of Venezuela. His victory over economist Henrique Salas Romer; Voters reacting to the country's poverty and political corruption; Chavez's 1992 coup attempt as a campaign tool; How the Chavez victory is viewed in the United States; The...

  • Revolutionary appeal. Omestad, Thomas // U.S. News & World Report;06/11/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 23, p36 

    Focuses on the leadership of President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela. His hopes to redistribute wealth and eradicate corruption through 'peaceful revolution'; Idea of claiming emergency powers which would allow him to rule by decree; How he has centralized power around himself; High oil prices which...

  • Carrying On.  // Time;12/19/1983, Vol. 122 Issue 26, p40 

    The article offers information on Venezuelan political scene. It reports that Action Democratica's leader and presidential bet, Jaime Lusinchi, won the recent presidential election. It explores details regarding Lusinchi's political campaign as well as the efforts of opponent, Rafael Caldera of...

  • From prisoner to president. Robinson, Linda // U.S. News & World Report;12/21/98, Vol. 125 Issue 24, p40 

    Reports the election of Hugo Chavez Frias as president of Venezuela. The country's severe economic problems; Poverty and national bankruptcy; The country's wealth of oil reserves; Unclear what changes Chavez may bring; Impact of his election on the United States; Plans to double oil production;...

  • Venezuela: What Next at the Pump? Zagorin, Adam // Time;4/22/2002, Vol. 159 Issue 16, p15 

    Focuses on the return to power of Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez after being ousted in a coup, and the issue of oil prices. Role of Venezuela as an exporter of oil; Push by Chavez for higher prices in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries; Speculation regarding the impact...

  • Coup defeat commemorated. Mcllroy, Jim; Wynter, Coral // Green Left Weekly;4/22/2009, Issue 791, p14 

    The article focuses on the commemoration of the defeat of the coup d'etat in Venezuela against President Hugo Chavez in which Chavez notes that the Latin American revolution started on April 13, 2002 wherein the Venezuelan people fought back against the imperialists of the U.S.

  • Venezuela Debates Opening Petro Sector.  // Chemical Market Reporter;06/21/99, Vol. 255 Issue 25, p13 

    Reports the action of the Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to open the state-controlled petrochemical sector in the country. Comment from Alvaro Silva, deputy minister of energy; Information on the petrochemical market.

  • Hugo Chávez. Wiliams, Miya // Jet;4/29/2013, Vol. 122 Issue 7, p14 

    The article presents an obituary for Hugo Chávez, the socialist President of Venezuela.

  • Freedom for Pequiven as Chavez rings the changes. Robinson, Simon // European Chemical News;2/28/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 2136, p8 

    Deals with the plan of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to make Petroquimica de Venezulea (Pequiven) an independent petrochemical company in Venezuela as of February 28, 2005. Vision of Chavez for Venezuela; Reason why Pequiven was always marginalized according to Chavez; Comment from Danay...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics