Sunday, July 19, 2009

The Bolivarian Rule of Lawlessness

The following is link to Célia Canon’s article on the National Press Club’s book presentation on July 15 of “The Bolivarian Rule of Lawlessness” by Robert Amsterdam, Gonzalo Himiob Santome and Antonio Rosich.

Venezuelan Lawyer Says Chavez Has Compromised Judicial System

A paragraph from the book reads: Chavez has subverted the fundamental institutions of government, converting them into tools for maintaining and consolidating personal power. His government and his supporters harass those who do not align themselves politically and ideologically with the Bolivarian Revolution. They use various means to persecuted their political opponents, including (among other things) assaults to the media, violence, censorship and false criminal charges.

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