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Latest Hugo Chávez Items
As Secretary of Agriculture during the Reagan administration, I helped the American ethanol industry take off. Imagine my surprise to read an editorial in The Washington Times ("Corn-fueled politics," Oct. 17) contending that American ethanol's growth results from "allowing liberal zealots to set public policy" by "fulfilling their environmental fantasies."
The article on the upcoming Venezuelan elections ("Chavez foe says court ruling won't deter his bid for office," World, Wednesday) highlights problems faced by opposition candidates in Venezuela, including persecution and sabotage by the Venezuelan government.
Lawmakers say it is time to treat Latin American drug cartels like terrorist organizations, highlighting alarm about possible links between the two kinds of groups after Iran's alleged efforts to recruit drug lords to kill a Saudi diplomat in Washington.
Venezuela will invite international election observers to supervise its presidential vote next year, the head of the country's electoral commission told reporters Wednesday.
President Obama's shock troops are marching in the streets. Occupy Wall Street - a movement composed of communists, anarchists, socialists and anti-globalization student radicals - is spreading. Protests have swelled in cities including New York, Washington, Los Angeles, Chicago, Denver and Philadelphia. The protesters are gaining influence and numbers. A ragtag group of hippie students has turned into a potent political force.
Police in Mexico City said Monday that they found two severed human heads on a street near the capital's main military base.
Prescience has been the hallmark of Georgie Anne Geyer's writing over the course of nearly 50 years as a foreign correspondent, syndicated columnist and author of 10 books. In "Predicting the Unthinkable," she has assembled her columns to show how the world keeps changing and that it will not soon run out of human folly.
President Obama's war on fossil fuels is adding to instability in a world already racked by international debt, demographic pressures and unpredictable, galloping technological advances.
Although Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez insists he is making a miraculous recovery from cancer, a series of revelations in recent months paint the picture of a regime bracing for impact.