Venezuela State of the Nation Address

President Chavez delivered his state of the nation address to members of the Venezuelan National Assembly. In December the lame-duck… read more

President Chavez delivered his state of the nation address to members of the Venezuelan National Assembly. In December the lame-duck Assembly granted President Chavez the power to govern by decree for 18 months, bypassing the legislature. In the full seven-hour speech, President Chavez offered to reduce the time to govern by decree from 18 months to 5 months. 

This one-hour portion focuses on crime prevention, the global financial crisis and creating tougher drug trafficking laws in the country. close

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Venezuela State of the Nation Address

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Program ID:
297536-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Speech
Location:
Caracas, Venezuela
First Aired:
Jan 17, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 18, 2011

Airing Details

  • Jan 17, 2011 | 7:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 18, 2011 | 1:17am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 18, 2011 | 5:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 18, 2011 | 9:23am EST | C-SPAN 2