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Venezuela's Chavez widens attack on opposition media

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday called opposition news channel Globovision an enemy of the state and said he would do what was needed to stop it from inciting violence, only days after he shut another opposition broadcaster.

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans marched in Caracas in a fourth consecutive day of protests over Chavez's closure of the RCTV network - a move which has sparked international criticism that the leftist leader's reforms are undermining democracy.

State television showed hundreds of government supporters marching in downtown Caracas celebrating Chavez's decision.

"Enemies of the homeland, particularly those behind the scenes, I will give you a name: Globovision. Greetings gentlemen of Globovision, you should watch where you are going," Chavez said in a broadcast all channels had to show.

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1 Comments:

Anonymous USpace said...

Chavez is truly a cockroach and an enemy of freedom...

absurd thought -
God of the Universe thinks
don't argue with critics

just steal their corporations
put poor people out of work
.

May 31, 2007 12:07 AM

 

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