Analysis; Chavez's 'Socialism' Stirs Fears of a New Cuba
Byline: EMILIO RAPPOLD Deutsche Presse-Agentur
RIO de Janeiro/Caracas - Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva could not really enjoy his New Year's holiday on the beach at Guaruja. According to Brazilian media, his Venezuelan colleague and "still friend" Hugo Chavez gave him sleepless nights.
With the radicalization of his tropical revolution to become 21st Century Socialism in Venezuela, the left-wing populist set off the alarm signals not only of his political enemies, like the United States, but also of followers and friends throughout South America.
Chavez "flirts dangerously with authoritarianism" and goes beyond the limits of democracy, Lula …
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