Chavez Holds Anti-Bush Rally in Argentina

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — On Friday, as President Bush’s five-nation tour came to its stop in Uruguay, I took the 29 bus from San Telmo to the stadium Ferro, arriving around six. First we heard the drums. Then we saw the rows of school buses used to move demonstrators around the city. Then, as the low roar of the stadium grew, thousands of flyers littered the street: “Viva Hugo Chavez.” “Afuera Bush.”By six oclock, Hugo Chavez’s Argentine anti-Bush rally was pounding with some 32,000 drum-banging, flag-waving leftists. They were dispatched to the scene with what several activists told me was […]


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