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Chavez Pledges To Maintain “Socialist Path”

The Venezuelan president, Hugo Chávez, brandished the sword of independence hero Simón Bolívar as he celebrated his re-election with a promise to further his government's brand of socialism during a new six-year term, in which he will face several economic challenges.

"Truthfully, this has been the perfect battle, a democratic battle," Chávez told the euphoric crowd outside the Miraflores palace. "Venezuela will continue along the path of democratic and Bolivarian socialism of the 21st century."

Source: Guardian. Read full article. (link)

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  • ant1sthenes||

    Ah, so it's an evil artifact at work here, huh? Someone needs to steal that sword and toss it into a volcano, stat.

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