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Chávez Loses in Colombia

The election of Juan Manuel Santos was a rebuke to the Venezuelan dictator.

12:00 AM, Jun 25, 2010 • By JAIME DAREMBLUM
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Santos is a prominent champion of that agreement. Now he will be Colombia’s president—thanks in no small part to Hugo Chávez. Perhaps he should send a thank-you note to Caracas.

Jaime Daremblum, who served as Costa Rica’s ambassador to the United States from 1998 to 2004, is director of the Center for Latin American Studies at the Hudson Institute.

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