- Newsmaker: Venezuelan President Chavez Ousted by Military
Venezuela-s populist President has been forced to resign by the country-s military. Hugo Chavez was replaced by a transitional government made up of business executives and labor leaders. Marc Lifsher, who is in Caracas for The Wall Street Journal, summarizes the tensions which led to the ouster, the naming of Pedro Carmona as interim President, and plans to hold Chavez accountable for the recent death of several labor protestors.
- Reporter's Notebook: Leader of Landmine Survivors- Group Presses Congress
Queen Noor of Jordan has been among those lobbying Congress this week on behalf of the victims of landmines. Jerry White, who heads the Landmine Survivors Network, was also there appealing for increases in victim rehabilitation funding. White recounts the landmine accident that robbed him of his leg and began him on activist-s journey to provide aid to civilian casualties around the world.
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