If Chavez dies, Iran’s influence in Latin America may decline

Posted on January 15, 2013 • Filed under: Latin America News, Politics, Terrorism, Venezuela

dialogo-americas.com reported under President Hugo Chávez, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has aligned itself politically with the Islamic Republic of Iran, among the world’s most conservative Muslim nations. Chávez, 58, has also spearheaded Iran’s growing friendship with allies Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador and Nicaragua. Yet with the cancer-stricken president in a hospital in Havana, it’s unclear whether Iran will continue to have much influence in Latin America in the long term. Read Article

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