No president today is more controversial than Venezuela's Hugo ChAivez FrAsas. Elected in a landslide in 1998, he promised a peaceful revolution. That peaceful dream became a nightmare when ChAivez was overthrown in a coup d'Actat in 2002. As a former Catholic priest who has lived in Venezuela for the past twenty years and spent eight of those years in a cardboard-and-tin shack in one of Caracas' barrios, Charles Hardy is in a unique position to explain what is taking place. Cowboy in Caracas: A North American's Memoir of Venezuela's Democratic Revolution gives the reader insight into the Venezuelan reality, using an anecdotal presentation drawn from the writer's personal experiences.I had just returned from a furlough in the United States and had received some funds with which the Nueva Tacagua pastoral team decided to buy a Jeep Wrangler. The problem was that there were none available. There were no new vehiclesanbsp;...
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