Black gold backs Chavez vision vilified by West

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Published on Oct 9, 2012 by RussiaToday
He's a hero in his homeland - but portrayed as a bogeyman by western governments.

The election triumph for Hugo Chavez in Venezuela for a remarkable fourth time means he'll continue to polarise opinion as President.

And as RT's Lucy Kafanov reports, the way he uses the nation's oil wealth will ensure he'll remain a thorn in the side of Washington.


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