Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Venezuela farm seizure a vendetta

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Caracas, Venezuela -- As Venezuela's ambassador to the United Nations, Diego Arria dealt with major conflicts on the Security Council, participating in efforts to bring peace to places like Bosnia and Somalia. Now he is consumed in a personal conflict: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's government has seized Arria's 914-acre (370-hectare) farm after accusing him of not holding proper legal title.

Arria has been a vocal critic of Chavez...


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