Another Blow to Latin American Democracy

By scrapping presidential term limits, Venezuela's Hugo Chávez has eliminated one of the last hard constraints on his power.

Maxwell A. Cameron
Published: Wednesday, 02/25/2009 12:00 am EST

By scrapping presidential term limits, Venezuela's Hugo Chávez has eliminated one of the last hard constraints on his power.

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