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Chavez Speech Puts Spotlight on Latin Left

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Chavez Speech Puts Spotlight on Latin Left

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Chavez Speech Puts Spotlight on Latin Left

Chavez Speech Puts Spotlight on Latin Left

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Venezuela's President, Hugo Chavez, brought attention to himself and other left-leaning countries in Latin America with his fiery speech at the United Nations. Guests examine the rise of the Latin left.

Guests:

Tom Gjelten, reporter, has covered Cuba and National Security for NPR; writing a book on Cuba called Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, Mexico correspondent for NPR

Juan Forero, NPR correspondent in Bogota, Columbia

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