Chavez overwhelmingly demonstrated his propensity to emulate his mentor and father of lies (FidelCastro) in 1982 when hefounded a secretive organization known as the Revolutionary BolivarianMovement-200 (Movimiento Bolivariano Revolucionario 200 or MBR-200).
s stated purpose
for this organization was to overthrow Venezuela’s Punto Fijo system, which Chavez
“undemocratic and corrupt
election as Venezuela’s President became an
early disintegrative attack on democracyas he
brought on his own political ideology of Bolivarianism, and touted “Socialism for the 21
Century.” Introducing socialist
reforms to Venezuela has been his dogmatic mandate whether anyonewanted it or not.
Chavez has probably inflicted more “lasting structural damage on Venezuela’s political institutions, economy, and people” than any other President in Venezuela’s history.
Without a modicum of diplomacy within his veins and a ravenous hunger for power and control,deceiving those that originally paid attention and did not question his leadership were seriously misled.As a previously wealthy nation that held its head high, it has now been forced to kneel before a regimethat has stolen their dreams and raped their homeland
Muammar Gaddafi and Hugo Chavez
s of democracy,
the title so many Venezuelans have labeled themselves with, havevaliantly stood up to be seen and heard- at much peril to their safety and welfare.Case in point was the previous election for the National Assembly that graphically demonstrated aVenezuelan electorate that sent a defiant message to Hugo Chávez by voting for opposition candidatesrather than for the ruling party and its allies. Many Venezuelans believe Chavez
s previous government'smanipulation of the electoral rules and opposition's votes resulted in only 67 seats acquired. Venezuela'shigh voter turnout in the parliamentary elections of some 66% was indeed impressive.In true dictatorial fashion, Chavez used the final three months of the outgoing assembly where he had anoverwhelming majority, to render irrelevant the incoming legislatureOpponents indicate years
of frustration in understanding and getting the facts on the flow of Venezuela’soil wealth. Many believe that Venezuela’s number eight standing in oil
-producing in the world should