Monday 16 Jul 2018 | 13:10 | SYDNEY
Monday 16 Jul 2018 | 13:10 | SYDNEY

Chavez watching back, front, sides

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

3 December 2007 16:56

How disconcerting, after devoting one's life to one's country, to find one is living among Brutuses. After telling Venezualans just a fortnight ago that voting against the referendum that could have enshrined him as lifelong president would be the act of a traitor, Hugo Chavez today found that the referendum had been narrowly defeated.