Monday, March 16, 2009

Venezuela: Chávez orders military to take over ports

Radio Netherlands reports Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has ordered the military to take over the country's ports and airports. The decision allows the central government to gain control of facilities run by state governments that are controlled by the opposition. Over the past few months President Chávez has already removed regional leaders' control of services such as hospitals and police forces.

Published by Mike Hitchen, Mike Hitchen Consulting
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