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  • Ex-mistress accuses Hugo Chavez of 'imposing a fascist dictatorship'

    05/14/2006 9:27:49 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 9 replies · 516+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 5/14/06 | WorldNetDaily
    Herma Marksman, who spent nearly 10 years of her life as "the other woman" at the side of Hugo Chavez, as the military man plotted his way to power in the '80s and 90's, still recalls her ex-lover as "sweet" and "kind," but when it comes to his current rule over Venezuela, the ex-mistress uses words like "totalitarian" and "fascist dictatorship." The professor of history, who's written two books about Chavez's politics, told the London Times: "He is imposing a fascist dictatorship. A totalitarian regime is coming because he doesn't believe in democratic institutions. Hugo controls all the powers." Marksman,...
  • My lover, the great dictator (Chavez)

    05/13/2006 5:19:24 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 25 replies · 1,261+ views
    The Sunday Times (U.K.) ^ | 05/14/06 | Tony Allen-Mills
    The ex-mistress of Venezuela’s leader, darling of Britain’s left, predicts an autocratic disaster, reports Tony Allen-Mills THERE are many reasons why Herma Marksman still looks back fondly on the 10 years she spent as the mistress of Hugo Chavez, who at the time was an ambitious lieutenant-colonel on his way to becoming the president of Venezuela. “I keep the best memories of him close to me,” Marksman said last week. “He’s the kind of man that showers you with flowers and chocolates, serenades you with romantic songs and never forgets your birthday. People say he is a violent man, but...