The Venezuelan government expressed outrage at U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday for calling Hugo Chavez's policies "authoritarian" at such a "delicate moment," with the Venezuelan president recovering from a difficult cancer surgery.
By John Bresnahan - Politico/NJ.com, Jul 30th 2012
For years in the House and in his current bid for Senate, Florida GOP Rep. Connie Mack has attacked Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez with a zeal possibly unmatched in Congress... But the full story of Mack’s anti-Chávez campaign doesn’t end there. In a little-noticed and highly unusual episode, a trio of Mack staffers worked with a secretive nonprofit group whose sole purpose appears to be promoting the congressman’s crusade against Chávez