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Peru's narrow escape from more Fujimori

Vanessa Baird reports from Peru, which has just elected a left-leaning President.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Poison of Pinochet

The one distinctive mark left by General Augusto Pinochet, Chile’sbe-shaded terrorist, will be the celebration of his death. That’s notaccorded to many, and I can’t off-hand think of another who’s beengranted it recently, at least not after dying in bed. The BBC’s radioobituary slot turned to a Swiss entrepreneur who had the honour ofinterpreting between Pinochet and Margaret Thatcher – another candidatefor the same accolade, I suppose.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Who is Hugo Chavez Frias?

Jody McIntyre says accusations of a ‘cult of personality’ around the Venezuelan president show prejudice towards the country’s people.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Who is Henrique Capriles Radonski?

Well, he’s definitely not Hugo Chavez. And he’s unlikely to topple the president in October’s elections, as Jody McIntyre reports from Venezuela.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Hugo Chávez was a leader apart

David Ransom celebrates the life of a president with a fondness for Liberation heroes, who used oil wealth to boost ordinary Venezuelans’ quality of life.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Could Venezuela-style housing reforms work for Britain’s Generation Rent?

Samir Jeraj writes on the South American country’s policy of basing rents on construction costs rather than market value.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Evo pulls it off, again...

A resounding election win for Bolivia’s indigenous and anti-neoliberalist president. John Crabtree reports.…

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The day the Monroe Doctrine died?

Stephen Wilkinson analyses the implications of Cuba’s comeback from the political freeze..…

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Venezuela: ‘We spend more, in order to gain more’

Jody McIntyre reports from Caracas on how life changed for disabled people after Hugo Chàvez came into power 14 years ago.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Venezuela: the Yukpa struggle continues

GlevysRondóntells the story of Zenaida Romero, a proud young leader from a family of indigenous land rights defenders.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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