11 mn 20 s - 12 avr. 2006
Greg Palast covers a story on President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela
Greg Palast goes to Venezeula and interviews President Hugo Chavez. Some of the topics include the solidarity Chavez is gaining in Latin America and the future outlook for Venezuela as a oil super power who is using the money to pull the poor out of poverty.
About Gregory Palast (born 1952) i"s a New York Times-bestselling author and a journalist for the British Broadcasting Corporation as well as the British newspaper The Observer. His work frequently focuses on corporate malfeasance but has also been known to work with labor unions and consumer advocacy groups. Notably, he has claimed to have uncovered evidence that Florida Governor Jeb Bush, Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris, and Florida Elections Unit Chief Clay Roberts, along with the ChoicePoint corporation, rigged the ballotsUS Presidential Election of 2000 and again in 2004 when, he argued, the problems and machinations from 2000 continued, and that challenger John Kerry actually would have won if not for disproportional "spoilage" of Democratic votes. during the
Palast lectured at Cambridge University and the University of São Paulo. He lives in London and New York City. Palast is originally from Los Angeles, and was educated at the University of Chicago, where he studied with the "Chicago Boys".