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Daniel Duquenal

Daniel Duquenal is a Pajamas correspondent in Venezuela and writes his blog Venezuela News and Views.
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Chavez Wins: Venezuela Loses

Monday, February 16th, 2009 - by Daniel Duquenal

Sunday's vote eliminating term limits has solidified Hugo Chavez's iron grip on power.

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Chavez’s New Election Strategy: Threaten Opponents with Jail

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008 - by Daniel Duquenal

Venezuela's aspiring dictator panics as he faces a potential drubbing in regional elections.

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Chavez Changes His Tune

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008 - by Daniel Duquenal

Why has Venezuela's strongman done a sudden about-face regarding the Colombian guerrilla group FARC? And why now?

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Chavez Loses Quest for Expanded Power – But Just Barely

Monday, December 3rd, 2007 - by Daniel Duquenal

PJM Caracas: Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez may have lost the referendum he fought for so passionately on Sunday, but Daniel Duquenal says the celebration by his opposition is muted. After all, the victory was a narrow one - only 51% - and Chavez still has plenty of power at his disposal. The question is: what will he do with it?

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Venezuela Referendum: Chavez on Brink of Dictatorship?

Saturday, December 1st, 2007 - by Daniel Duquenal

PJM Caracas: If Venezuela's big referendum on constitutional reform wins a popular vote on Sunday, president Hugo Chavez will have the nearly unlimited power he seeks. If it is voted down - the defeat will be a gigantic rebuke to his dictatorship-like policies. Which will it be? Daniel Duquenal reports in advance of the crucial vote.

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