- The Organization of American States recently accused Chávez of intolerance and authoritarianism in a 300 page report.
- Spanish judge accused Venezuela of cosseting Farc and Eta terrorists
- "Dictator for Life" article (Penn says Chavez should be applauded for the free and open elections)
Chavez held up a book by Noam Chomsky on imperialism and said it encapsulated his arguments: "The American empire is doing all it can to consolidate its hegemonistic system of domination, and we cannot allow him to do that. We cannot allow world dictatorship to be consolidated."
of men and women as single-minded and devoted to their leader as the
Goerings and Himmlers of the Third Reich." - envio.org March 2003 (source here)
"He's the only one of those leaders who goes in there with a commanding
popularity among his own people, because he is perceived to be an
effective dictator. What we have in this country is a dictator who's
ineffective." - Newsweek's Eleanor Clift on the McLaughlin Group, July 2006
"Tony Blair is a dictator." - Dai Davies June 2006 reported by the Guardian (Read here)