Skip to comments.Chavez makes surprise visit to Cuba
Posted on 02/21/2009 7:53:05 PM PST by NormsRevenge
HAVANA (AFP) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was in Cuba on Saturday, paying a surprise visit to the island after a major poll win last Sunday.
It is the Venezuelan leader's first trip abroad since winning a referendum on February 15 that removed term limits on his presidency.
Standing arm-in-arm with Chavez on his arrival late Friday, Cuban President Raul Castro raised the Venezuelan leader's fist in victory, declaring "I do this in Fidel's name" -- a reference to his brother, a long-time friend of Chavez.
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Chavez sees Fidel twice in surprise Cuba trip
HAVANA Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has met twice with the ailing 82-year-old Fidel Castro during a surprise 24-hour visit to Cuba.
Match in the gas tank,
Someone kill this guy before he gets into real trouble.
Leon Panetta is all over it. ;-)
I'm sure he is!
LOL, Nice pic. Mini-Hitler. He should skip the war and go straight to the bunker.
LOL! Totalitarian regimes don't “do” surprise.
He is seeking his retirement home in Havana.
With crude prices in the tank, his ambitions cannot be realized and giveaways he has used to gain friends is on hold.
Once the Venezuelans realize how he has destroyed the country’s economy, they will turn on him, and he will be lucky to escape to his ultimate retirement home.