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Thursday, August 2, 2007

Speaking Of Bullies, Thuggo Chavez Is Still Stomping On Free Expression

Anti-Chavez Channel In Venezuela Faces Deadline
CARACAS, Venezuela — An opposition-aligned television channel, already booted from the airwaves, faced a deadline Wednesday to agree to carry speeches by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez or be yanked from the cable lineup.

The country's telecommunications commission gave Radio Caracas Television, or RCTV, until midnight Wednesday to register as a national producer, a category that would require it to interrupt its programming at the government's request to transmit Chavez's speeches.
Is it time to set up "Free Venezuela Broadcasting" offshore?


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