Hugo Chavez launches New Year war against USA – English

Posted on January 4, 2011 by



Hugo Chavez has launched a “New Year’s War” against the U.S. He delivered a new portion of angry statements against Washington, and refused to allow a new U.S. Ambassador Larry Palmer into his country even at the cost of a possible breach of the diplomatic relations.

The dispute over Palmer’s candidacy emerged last summer. Then, the former U.S. ambassador Patrick Duddy had left Caracas due to the expiration of his stay in Venezuela. However, the new appointment has not taken place.

Chavez did not like the statement of Larry Palmer that the morale of Venezuela’s army is low, and that the ideology of the country is increasingly more influenced by the socialist Cuba. Finally, Palmer said that Venezuela hosted “terrorist bases” of the “Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia” (FARC), which Caracas has always denied.

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