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Published: 08 September 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381440-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8144-0
...9The rapid unfolding in Venezuela of the three stages of the Hugo Chávez presidency has generated con- fusion regarding what, exactly, Chavismo stands for. This difficulty is aggravated by the tendency among both pro- and anti-Chávez observers to dwell on the president s personality and discourse...
Published: 24 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004592-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0459-2
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373704-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7370-4
... usefulness of decolonized dialectics. It is argued that the Bolivarian process set into motion in 1989, and which brought Hugo Chávez to power in 1998, is best understood not only as an expression of the demands of the oppressed, but also the public appearance of those excluded socially, economically...
Published: 20 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386377-361
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8637-7
... Mejía 276 Manuel Lisandro Barillas 196 Justo Rufino Barrios 12 Bartolo Reyes 252 Adrián Bautista 161 Erich Becker 104 Cándido Juárez 264 Carlos Castillo Armas 100 Leonardo Castillo Flores 220 Ceferino González 95 César Sánchez 7 Chano 22 Alberto Chávez 101 Rodulfo Chávez 101 Pedro Díaz 146 Cayo Ochoa...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012269-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1226-9
... fortunes turned around. Left- wing govern- ments started coming into office across the region, in many cases powered by 164 A Ship Adrift massive mobilizations of urban movements, peasants, unions, and indigenous peoples. A key ally for Cuba was the oil- rich nation of Venezuela, whose leader, Hugo Chávez...
Published: 08 September 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8144-0
... features of a markedly U.S.-led integration. In contrast, Venezuela s economic and political crises of the late 1980s solidified a strong political force opposed to neoliberal reforms, leading eventually to the election of the Chávez government and the intense mo- bilization of a popular base of support to...
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By Fred Rosen
Published: 08 September 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8144-0
... United States in- tervenes in Haiti; the Zapatista uprising takes place in southern Mexico. 1998 Hugo Chávez is elected president of Venezuela. 2001 Argentina defaults on most of its foreign debt. 2002 Coup attempt against Chávez in Venezuela is unsuccessful; the trade unionist Luiz Inácio Lula da...
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By Fred Rosen
Published: 08 September 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381440-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8144-0
... in Venezuela. In Venezuela: Hugo Chávez and the Decline of an Exceptional Democracy, ed. Steve Ellner and Miguel Tinker Salas. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2007. Venezuela: Defying Globalization s Logic. nacla Report on the Ameri- cas 39.2 (2005). Evers, Tilman. Identity: The Hidden...
Published: 18 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012528-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1252-8
... in power, actors who had no true revolutionary authority themselves. They were impostors.6 It s the Oil (or Gas), Stupid After Venezuelans elected Hugo Chávez, the wheels were set in motion to create a regional anti- imperialist alliance in Latin Amer i ca, the Bolivarian proj ect of twenty- first...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012221-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1222-1
...EP ILOGUE A Lingering Cold (War)? Reflections for the Pre sent and an Agenda for Further Research ANNE- EMANUELLE BIRN AND RAÚL NECOCHEA LÓPEZ In September 2009, Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez made his eighth trip to Rus sia, where he gave an animated lecture at Peoples Friendship Univer- sity...
Published: 08 September 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381440-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8144-0
...- ezuela. Powerful elements of both types of dissent can be found through- out Latin America, and Ellner argues that both play a role in the radical movement associated with President Hugo Chávez. Ellner s chapter thus provides an insightful overview of Chavismo, as well as a useful elabora- tion of and...
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By Fred Rosen
Published: 08 September 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381440-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8144-0
..., Fernando, 162, 165, 172 74 index 255 Caribbean. See Abolition movement; Atlantic slave trade; Circum- Caribbean Center for Global Development, 111 cfe, 100 101 Chapare, Bolivia, 145, 151, 153 54 Chávez, Hugo, 11 12, 18, 122, 125, 176; Article 350 and, 209; crit- ics of, 223 24; growth of leftist...
Published: 24 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002628-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0262-8
..., health care, housing, employment, education, and food security for the nation s poor, including the substantial number of Black Venezuelans. Hugo Chávez is dead now. He was no stranger to coup attempts, but his successor, Nicolás Maduro, has inherited a far more troubled economy, and the largesse of...
Published: 08 September 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381440-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8144-0
... with political power and security forces.6 In the broader Latin Ameri- can context the failure of Brazil s democracy significantly to transform the lives of the poor may mean that, within democratic institutions, the populism of Hugo Chávez and the mass mobilizations of Bolivia and Ecuador surpass...
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By Bret Gustafson
Published: 18 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012528-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1252-8
... were large gas reserves under Guarani lands in the far southeast, and the Brazil pipeline idea had been gestating for some time. As early as the 1920s, the idea was floated, and it was debated again in the 1960s. In 1974 two right- wing dic- tators, Hugo Bánzer Suárez (of Bolivia) and Ernesto Geisel...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012269-022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1226-9
...- rich nation of Venezuela, whose leader, Hugo Chávez, maintained close ties with Cuba s Castro. The rise of Chavismo helped bolster the Cuban nation, revitalizing it after the crisis of the special period. The Cuban economy received a boost through an agreement signed in 2000, which stipulated that...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007487-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0748-7
..., now overseeing the slow dissipation of communism.12 Three months later, Néstor Kirchner (ex- president of Ar- gentina and husband of the sitting president) would die suddenly of a heart attack, and the following year, both Brazil s president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Venezuela s Hugo Chavez, the...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012221-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1222-1
... (cia), 45, 213 Centro de Docencia e Investigación (cdi) (Argentina), 218, 234 Centro de Investigaciones Sociales (cis) (Puerto Rico), 109, 113 27 Centro Intercultural de Documentación (cidoc) (Mexico), 48 César, Osório, 15 Chaco War (1932 35), 57, 58 Charcot, Jean- Martin, 167 Chávez, Hugo, 261, 267 68...
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By Bret Gustafson
Published: 18 September 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1252-8
... was now being illegitimately appropriated by those in power, actors who had no true revolutionary authority themselves. They were impostors.6 It s the Oil (or Gas), Stupid After Venezuelans elected Hugo Chávez, the wheels were set in motion to create a regional anti- imperialist alliance in Latin Amer...
Published: 18 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012528-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1252-8
... production, an attempt to address Bo- livia s stubborn dependence on imported diesel. Here Morales had to eat crow (comer sapos), since he and Hugo Chávez had questioned biofuels during the Bush era, when the empire was pushing biofuels as a way to get inroads in Brazil. In those years Morales and his...