Gregory Wilpert

Sociologist and freelance journalist

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American sociologist living in Caracas, freelance journalist and author of Changing Venezuela by Taking Power: The Policies of the Chavez Presidency, he runs the website VenezuelAnalysis.com

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The King of Spain has asked  Hugo Chavez  to "shut up," but the President of Venezuela is making his voice heard--at home and around the world.

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The King of Spain has asked Hugo Chavez to "shut up," but the President of Venezuela is making his voice heard--at home and around the world.

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