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VENEZUELA and HUGO CHÁVEZ: Lectures, Author Talk, Movie Paint a Portrait of the Bolivarian Republic

February 14, 2008

Event: The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and President Hugo Chávez

Date(s): March 3-6
Place: Bisdorf Building, Room 158, Alexandria Campus, 3001 North Beauregard St.
Time: 2 p.m.
Cost: Free
Particulars: This series of afternoon seminars on Venezuela and its leader, Hugo Chávez, includes lectures, a book signing and a movie. Sponsored by the International Studies Committee of the Alexandria Campus.

  • March 3: presentations by Venezuela Information Office Executive Director Olivia Burlingame Goumbri and Drs. Lawrence Rich and James Baer, NOVA professors. Light refreshments will be served.
  • March 4: Bart Jones will discuss and sign his biography, “¡Hugo! The Hugo Chávez Story from Mud Hut to Perpetual Revolution” (Steerforth Press, 2007). Light refreshments will be served.
  • March 5: “Venezuela and its Culture,” presented by Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Cultural Attaché Patricia Abdelnour. Light refreshments will be served.
  • March 6: The critically-acclaimed, award-winning documentary, “Chávez: Inside the Coup,” traces the events of April 11, 2002, when Chávez was forcibly removed from office in what may be history’s shortest-lived coup d’état.

Contact: Lawrence Rich at 703-933-3986 or lrich@nvcc.edu.

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