Skip to comments.Chavez (Obama's "friend") threatens to close TV channel critical of him
Posted on 05/11/2009 7:38:19 PM PDT by pissant
CARACAS, Venezuela President Hugo Chavez is threatening again to shut down Globovision, the sole television channel in Venezuela that regularly criticizes him saying it had stirred panic for reporting an earthquake before the government announced it.
"We're not going to tolerate a crazy man with a cannon shooting it at the whole world," Chavez said on his weekly television and radio show Sunday, referring to Alberto Ravell, the Globovision general manager. "Enough! . . . This has to end or I'll stop calling myself Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias."
"You are playing with fire, manipulating, inciting hate and much more. All of you: television networks, radio stations, papers," he said. "Don't make a mistake with me."
Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro followed up Monday by charging that Ravell had terrorized Venezuelan women and children with his 5:21 a.m. report.
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obama sought out chavez for tips on how to go about doing the same thing here.
You bet Obama has his minions at the FCC working overtime to find a way to pull FOX’s licence.
Sad thing is, you could show this to a modern American leftist and not a single light would go on.
They cheer Hugo, because he was anti-Bush.
Wow, this Chavez guy sounds like a Democrat!
you could show them this video, and they would ask you what problem you have with it.
i dont understand
earthquake dont happen til the government announce it?
Birds of a feather.
Obama (Chavez’s “friend”) threatens to close radio stations critical of him.
There I fixed your headline , free of charge.
"President Hugo Chavez is threatening again to shut down Globovision, the sole television channel in Venezuela that regularly criticizes him."
The folks at Fox News Channel and Talk Radio stations had better prepare for Obama's communism.
Bezmenov was fantastic. It’s telling about our media that those interviews were done back in the early 80’s and they were never shown on any major network (that I know of).
the media and academia were part of the plan
Obama, Chavez shake hands at Americas Summit:
Venezuela Set to Develop Nuclear Power With Russia
September 29, 2008
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LA GUAIRA, Venezuela Russian warships arrived off Venezuela's coast Tuesday in a show of strength aimed at the United States as Moscow seeks to expand its influence in Latin America. The deployment is the first of its kind in the Caribbean since the Cold War and was timed to coincide with President Dmitry Medvedev's visit to Caracas the first ever by a Russian president.
More Yahoo search results for Russia and Venezuela connections:
From National Public Radio (NPR):
August 29, 2006
"Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has been visiting countries such as China, Iran and Russia as part of an effort to build a 'strategic alliance' of interests not beholden to the United States. He considers the United States his arch enemy.":
July 29, 2006
"Chavez pledged that his country would 'stay by Iran at any time and under any condition,' state television reported. Ahmadinejad said he saw in Chavez a kindred spirit." "'We do not have any limitation in cooperation,' Ahmadinejad was quoted as saying. 'Iran and Venezuela are next to each other and supporters of each other. Chavez is a source of a progressive and revolutionary current in South America and his stance in restricting imperialism is tangible.'":
From the Russian News and Information Agency:
July 27, 2006
"'I am determined to expand relations with Russia,' Chavez, known as an outspoken critic of what he calls the United States' unilateralism, told the Russian leader, adding that his determination stemmed from their shared vision of the global order.":
Russia's Medvedev hails "comrade" Obama
Associated Foreign Press (AFP) ^ | April 2, 2009 | Anna Smolchenko
"Russia's Dmitry Medvedev hailed Barack Obama as "my new comrade" Thursday after their first face-to-face talks"
April 1, 2009:
"Obama, Medvedev pledge new era of relations":
Not much difference here with Obama. I expect Rush and most conservative talk radio hosts to be the next target. Of course it will require bypassing Constitutional restraints but that has not seemed to bother this Administration yet...
“...saying it had stirred panic for reporting an earthquake before the government announced it.”
Because the government was going to claim it was just a heavy semi driving by?
Just another Victory Truck, I assume...
Yeah, a really big one of those went through Italy not long ago...
This was a 5.5 quake just 25 miles from Caracas that happened 10 minutes before it was reported on Globovison. I’m sure anyone that was awake watching TV at 5 am felt it. Chavez is really reaching with this one.
- Love and kisses,
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