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Latin America Takes Leftward Swing

In America Latina, Current Affairs, Politics on December 4, 2006 by Eliacín

Latin America Takes Leftward Swing – washingtonpost.com

“They say there’s Castro-style communism here, but the government hasn’t taken anything away from anyone,” Sigilfredo Tineo, 61, said Sunday, when like-minded voters gave Venezuela’s president another six years in office.

“On the contrary, it’s delivering houses, credits, vehicles to people. There’s more liberty and equality than ever,” said Tineo, an electricity company worker who received a $1,800 low-interest government loan to help buy a car.

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