Skip to comments.Chavez, Clinton briefly meet in Brazil (to watch former Marxist guerrilla sworn in as president)
Posted on 01/02/2011 8:48:41 AM PST by Libloather
Chavez, Clinton briefly meet in Brazil
Sun Jan 2, 2011 3:56PM
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have held a brief conversation at Brazil's presidential inauguration ceremony.
"We greeted each other. (Clinton), I think, was entering the room. She had a very spontaneous smile and I greeted her with the same effusiveness. ... It was a pleasant moment. We spoke about two or three specific things," Chavez told VTV.
The two were in Brazil for the inauguration of Dilma Rousseff, the country's first female president, where they were seen shaking and chatting in a friendly encounter.
The encounter comes as tension has flared up between the United States and Venezuela since August when US President Barack Obama nominated Larry Palmer as the US new ambassador to Caracas.
Chavez insisted that Palmer was not welcome after the diplomat leveled harsh criticism against Venezuela during his US Senate confirmation hearings months ago.
Palmer had claimed that morale is low in Venezuela's military and also linked Chavez's government to leftist rebels in neighboring Colombian.
The US embassy in Caracas has been without an ambassador since Palmer's predecessor finished his term in July.
In retaliation, the State Department announced last week that the US government had revoked the visa of the Venezuelan ambassador to Washington.
RATS of a feather...
Just a family spat amongst Socialists.
Unreal. Just unreal.
I pray the American people wake up before it’s too late, unless, of course, it already is.
Took the words out of my mouth. This is just one Marxist greeting another Marxist.
We have to rid ourselves of these people...peacefully if possible, And if need be...well..let the chips fall where they may.
Chavez was probably heard to say, amongst you, me and the (o)bama, you got the Americas covered now.
Must be love.
Love. Pure, unadulterated, COMMIE love.
“Marxist Guerrilla”, isn’t that Portuguese for “Community Organizer”?
Hilary is a socialist but she also is somewhat of a hawk. Look at Hilary’s and her pasted on smile. If “Hogo” thinks she likes him, he better watch his back.
Hillary getting the upper hand on a fellow Commie.
What I am trying to say is, Hilary can be plesant and charming on the surface and deadly at the same time.
No, I think it is Austrian...:)))
Thanks, Mike. That pretty much sums it up.
Two politicoraptors baring their teeth in
a show of dominance.
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