TITLE

Messiah or Menace?

AUTHOR(S)
Larmer, Brook
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);12/21/98 (Pacific Edition), 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

 

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