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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Chavez's passing is opportunity to restore democratic institutions

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... SCMP Editorial Time for reform after Chavez era Venezuela's late president Hugo Chavez was an extraordinary leader. His charisma and forceful manner ensured a string of decisive ... judiciary and media broken. Those were not the circumstances when Chavez won the presidency, promising to rid Venezuela of corrupt elites and capitalist wrong-doing. But, although chosen by popular ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hugo Chavez reign highlights the pitfalls of populism

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Hu Shuli

    ... war" mentality and was keen on social experiments. Chavez enjoyed wide public support during his time in power, losing only one of the four elections and five referendums held in Venezuela ... favour economic policies hostile to foreign investors, or massive nationalisation. They encourage privatisation and a market economy, while focusing on people's livelihood. Yet, Venezuela ...

  3. Booming Panama not quite paradise

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... than 8 per cent a year from 2005 to 2010, faster than any of its near neighbours. It will soon overtake Costa Rica and Venezuela in gross domestic product per head and is already, in terms ... its neighbour Costa Rica, although ahead of Venezuela. And in terms of an educated workforce to support the new developments, the country has not seen results from major government spending. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why multilateralism is at a standstill

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Sheng

    ... and 35th place in 2000, in trade with Colombia and Venezuela respectively, to being the second-largest trading partner with both countries today. China is now the largest export market for Brazil, ...

  5. Get ready for a Latin American treat

    Posted Sep 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by a group of consulates in the SAR- Argentina, Chile, Columbia, Cuba, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela. To be held alongside the Latin Passion Festival, which is organised by the Leisure and Cultural ...

  6. Carnival time for Latin America fund

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Allan Nam

    ... a populist socialist to complement [Hugo] Chavez in Venezuela and [Nestor] Kirchner in Argentina. 'But to be sanguine, it must be stated that Latin equity performance is not made or broken ...



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