Bolivian President Cuts Ties to Israel, Chews Coca with Oliver Stone
By Yuliana Gomez | 01/15/2009 - 18:00

In a bold move by a Latin American leftist government, Bolivian President Evo Morales recently announced that the country was cutting ties to Israel over the conflict in Gaza. Morales is also asking the World Criminal Court to charge Israeli leader Ehud Olmert with genocide, according to news organization JTA.org.

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Oliver Stone Makes Chavez Documentary
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 12/11/2008 - 13:19

Straight off the heels of his George Bush biopic, W, director Oliver Stone shocked no one when he announced plans to release a documentary about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Variety reports Stone has been working on the film for six months and is aiming for an ’09 release. Stone told Variety that the doc will focus on “Chavez and the South American revolution.” It will also highlight the resistance the controversial leader has faced at home and abroad.

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