Chavez calls on Obama to stop US hegemonic policies

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (file photo)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has called on his US counterpart Barack Obama to put an end to Washington’s policy of “invading” and “destabilizing” other countries.

Speaking at a Thursday meeting with his cabinet ministers at the Presidential Palace in Caracas, Chavez pointed out that Obama should “forget about invading other nations, destabilizing countries, etc.”

He described the US as socially and economically “fractured” and called on Obama to focus on “governing his own country” instead.

Chavez, who was making the remarks in reaction to Obama’s reelection, said the American “super elite” exploits the rest of the US and manipulates it “through the media.”

During the US presidential campaigns, Chavez said he did not expect either Obama or his Republican rival Mitt Romney to make any change in the relations between the US, Latin America, Venezuela and the rest of the world.

The Venezuelan president has repeatedly challenged the US foreign policy since he took office in 1999. Continue reading

Venezuela: Imperialist and Zionist threats

By Olivia Kroth

Source: Pravda

The more popularity President Hugo Chávez acquires and the better his re-election campaign advances, the more desperation is evident in his right wing opponent whom the Venezuelan crowds have dubbed “El Majunche” (Mediocre). He is ridiculed in many cartoons, satires and personal blogs, yet the threat he poses for the Bolivarian Revolution must not be underrated. The Majunche is supported by the North American would-be-imperialists and by Zionists of all shades.

In several speeches, President Chávez warned the population to be careful. Patria Grande reprinted one of his warnings, “The right wing opposition hates our people. They want to grab our natural resources and give them away.” He said he knows that CIA agents are busy in Venezuela, preparing the country’s destabilization.   Continue reading