Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez finally emerged from his electoral slump. After mediocre results in municipal and state governors’ elections late last year, and a scathing defeat in a constitutional referendum in December 2007, in February he convincingly won a v
Three things are clear regarding Venezuela’s campaign to land a seat on the United Nations Security Council. First and foremost, flamboyant President Hugo Chávez has lost: after dropping 34 out of 35 votes in a head-to-head match against Guatemala (only t
Drawing from archives in Argentina, Mexico, Cuba and Russia, and interviewing Che Guevara’s associates and family, Jorge Castañeda has rescued Che from the mists of hippie mythology, Cuban hagiography and historical gloss.
Castañeda provides a spellbindi