Updated: 13 December 2012 06:15
Hugo Chávez: Life in Pictures

Against imperialism



Chávez with a book by Chomsky in his hand (© AP Photo)
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From his position as president, he opposed strongly the imperialistic policy of the United States. His biggest quarrel was with President George W. Bush, whom he constantly accused of applying that "imperialism" he himself denounced.

In 2006, during a United Nations summit, when he spoke the day after the North American head of state gave a speech, he said: "Yesterday the devil was here. It still smells of sulphur".

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