Friday, August 12, 2005

Venezuela Watch 8/12/2005

Reasons to fear Hugo Chavez:
The president of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, taking part in the opening ceremonies for the World Festival of Students and Youth, and spoke on the 60th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

"We pay tribute to the victims of those suicidal terrorist acts, to their pain, and condemn those attacks as the greatest acts of terrorism in recorded history. Today, 60 years later, in the Valley of Caracas, we are operating an atomic bomb that gives life here, the youth of the World is here," he said.
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"The challenge that we have ahead is the salvation of the planet, of the world, a world threatened by the voraciousness of North American imperialism, which that knows no bounds," affirmed the Venezuelan president.

He greeted Cuban President Fidel Castro from the podium, who he described as," a giant in the fight for our people."
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