January 30, 2005

Venezuela's Chavez heads to social forum

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) â Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez heads to the World Social Forum, sure to get a sympathetic reception for his push to redistribute wealth from Latin America's elite to its poor.

The self-professed revolutionary was scheduled to arrive Sunday in southern Brazil to attend the annual protest to the simultaneous World Economic Forum held for the planet's movers and shakers at the Swiss ski resort of Davos.

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