"This is simply a sad situation where there was a lot of promise and a lot of hope and a lot of possibilities, but his appetite for power and disdain for institutions has made it unsuccessful," Shifter said.
Chavez leaves a revolutionary legacy
Supporters, opponents can name ways country has been transformed
POSTED: 11:37 AM Mar 11 2013 UPDATED: 3:38 PM Mar 05 2013
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