Chavocracy in Barinas

0

Quico says:In today’s NYTimes, Simón Romero has a lovely take on Barinas as Chávez family fiefdom. To wit…

In an election last year marred by accusations of fraud, Adán Chávez succeeded his own father, Hugo de los Reyes Chávez, a former schoolteacher who had governed Barinas for a decade with the president’s brother, Argenis, the former secretary of state in Barinas. Another brother, Aníbal, is mayor of nearby Sabaneta, and another brother, Adelis, is a top banker at Banco Sofitasa, which does business with Adán’s government. Yet another brother, Narciso, was put in charge of cooperation projects with Cuba. The president’s cousin Asdrúbal holds a top post at the national oil company.

Post 29 of 100. Yo nací en esta rivera del Arauca vibrador…

Leave a Reply