Mounting U.S. Criticism of Venezuela's Chavez U.S. officials accuse the leftist president Hugo Chavez of endangering democracy in the region. Chavez has accused the Bush administration of plotting his assassination. But so far, the strained relationship has not affected the principal link between the countries -- the millions of barrels of oil that are shipped from Venezuela to the United States every day.
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Mounting U.S. Criticism of Venezuela's Chavez

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Mounting U.S. Criticism of Venezuela's Chavez

Mounting U.S. Criticism of Venezuela's Chavez

Mounting U.S. Criticism of Venezuela's Chavez

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U.S. officials accuse the leftist president Hugo Chavez of endangering democracy in the region. Chavez has accused the Bush administration of plotting his assassination. But so far, the strained relationship has not affected the principal link between the countries — the millions of barrels of oil that are shipped from Venezuela to the United States every day.