BANJUL (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez called on Africa on Saturday to forge closer ties with Latin America to combat what he called a threat of U.S. hegemony....North American? What, does he think Mexico and Canada are fellow-travellers in the Empire? That's so not true. And on the day after Canada day, no less.
"The world is threatened by the hegemony of the North American empire," said the former paratrooper, following speeches from African leaders which had criticized colonialism.
Sunday, July 02, 2006
I've been pretty tolerant of Chavez, but this is too much: