Chavez Vying and Buying World Fame

Vladimir Torres
Published: Wednesday, 08/02/2006 12:00 am EDT

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has set his sights on a United Nations' Security Council seat for his country. As with previous goals, the two main staples of his foreign policy–inflammatory rhetoric and an open chequebook– are overtly displayed in this pursuit.

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