Obama and Hugo Chávez start sparring early
01/19/2009 11:56 AM
01/19/2009 11:58 AM
U.S. President-elect Barack Obama recently said that Venezuela's firebrand president, Hugo Chávez, has hindered progress in Latin America, and he expressed concern that Chávez's leftist government has assisted Colombia's biggest guerrilla movement. Chávez responded this weekend by saying that Obama had "the same stench" as President Bush.
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