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Hugo Chavez

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  • Meeting the neighbors

    Meeting the neighbors
    When President Obama attends the Summit of the Americas next week, he will encounter a wellspring of goodwill in Latin America toward the young leader who reminds so many there of their favorite American president, John F. Kennedy. And yet he will...
  • Obama defends greeting Hugo Chavez

    Rebuffing criticism of the warm greetings he exchanged with Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, President Obama said Sunday that the United States, with its overwhelming military superiority and need to improve its global image, could afford to extend such...
  • 10 things you might not know about Hugo Chavez

    Venezuela's leftist leader made news last week by threatening to expel any visiting foreigner who said anything bad about him. At the risk of being banned from the country, Perspective offers a look at one of the United States' greatest irritants: 1....
  • Oliver Stone ignores brutal facts about Venezuelan dictator

    Oliver Stone has made a documentary about Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez. I'm sure it will be a fair and balanced piece of work. Stone has a long and distinguished record of factual filmmaking. There was Platoon, which incorporated just about every...
  • PASSINGS: Johnny Preston, Lina Ron, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Jimmy Carnes

    PASSINGS: Johnny Preston, Lina Ron, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Jimmy Carnes
    Johnny Preston Singer had No. 1 hit with 'Running Bear' Johnny Preston, 71, who had a No. 1 pop single in 1960 with "Running Bear," died Friday at a hospital in Beaumont, Texas, his son Scott told the Associated Press. The elder Preston had bypass...
  • Poll: Is Hugo Chavez crazy or funny?

    Poll: Is Hugo Chavez crazy or funny?
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in the news for another seemingly crazy statement: Claiming that capitalism ended life on Mars.  "I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but maybe...
  • Wednesday morning talkers: Palin's "skwirmishes," Maryland booze, and a house that looks like Hitler

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National • President's speech important,...
  • Lobdell: Mensinger is best bet in this race

    Who among these eight Costa Mesa residents will be appointed to fill the remaining two years of Katrina Foley's term on the City Council? (She was elected last month to the Newport-Mesa Unified School District Board of Trustees.) The council is...
  • Avalancha de rumores sobre Chávez, dentro y fuera de Venezuela

    Las preocupaciones sobre la salud del presidente venezolano Hugo Chávez crecen como una avalancha en la medida que se prolonga su ausencia del país debido a una repentina cirugía en Cuba, a causa de una enfermedad de la cual no se tienen detalles. Sus...
  • Monday morning talkers: Wallace apologizes to Bachmann over 'flake' question

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles  • A real man admits when he's...
  • Chávez y Fidel Castro se reunieron según TV cubana que ofreció imágenes

    El presidente venezolano, Hugo Chávez, y el líder cubano Fidel Castro sostuvieron hoy en La Habana un "fraternal" encuentro, según informó la televisión estatal que ofreció imágenes de ambos. En esas imágenes se pudo ver al presidente Hugo Chávez, que el...