Chavez becomes dictator of Venezuela.
He wants to scrap presidential term limits and rewrite the constitution to build what he calls "socialism for the 21st Century". Officials say he has no intention of turning Venezuela into a communist state, arguing that freedom of speech and religion will all be safe.
Ah, yes. Freedom of speech will be as free as it can be in a country where there's no freedom of property.
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