Simon Bolivar

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Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule

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But Bolivar has been controversial as many modernists - even in Venezuela - regard Chavez's use of the Bolivarian legacy as a selfish attempt to control Latin America in somewhat the same way as Iran's Shi'ite theocracy has been accused of doing to control the Greater Middle East (GME - see news23-AnnapolisOpensAllFrontsDec3-07).
Alejandro Pena Esciusa, former presidential candidate in Venezuela and now leader of Fuerza Solidaria, one of Venezuela's major opposition groups, described in detail to THE NEW AMERICAN the function of the Bolivarian Circles.
Diplomatic relations between South Africa and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela were established in 1993 and, in 1995, Venezuela opened its Embassy in Pretoria.
According to the plan, some 3,000 members of the National Bolivarian Armed Forces (FANB) will be deployed to patrol the country's 79 most crime-ridden cities, starting from Sucre and Baruta, two cities in Miranda state considered "the most dangerous", Xinhua reported.
This year s Bolivarian Games, the major international multi-sport event in Latin-America, will be held in Peru from November 16th to 30th, 2013.
President Chavez aims to make Venezuela's petroleum industry self-sufficient as he advances his Bolivarian Revolution, named after South American independence hero Simon Bolivar.
He pointed out that there are 96 Bolivarian representatives at the National Assembly committed to supporting the Syrian people and government in face of the imperialist aggression.
A (PDVSA), the national oil company of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela," commented Gustavo Velasquez, vice president supply and marketing.
His perspectives include the needs of capital versus the needs of human being, reclaiming the socialist vision, and the Bolivarian choice of a socialist path.
There are also "Cuban functionaries training people in the so-called Bolivarian circles, not only in the use of arms and in the application of violence, but also ideologi cally.
The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the purchase of AES's 82.
As part of the regional integration policy executed by the Bolivarian Alliance for the People of our Americas, ALBA, the third multipurpose cargo ship constructed for Venezuela at the Damex shipyard, in the Cuban capital, left to the South American nation.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Bolivarian Civil-Military Front in Venezuela reiterated support for Syria in its battle against terrorism.
Officials announced the decision as Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez hosted leaders of the Bolivarian Alliance bloc (ALBA) at a meeting in Caracas.
Damascus, (SANA) -- President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Hugo Chavez began on Wednesday night an official two-day visit to Syria during which he will hold talks with President Bashar al-Assad on bolstering bilateral relations and the latest regional and international developments.