Who Will Take Chavez’s Place? (Al Jazeera)
March 22, 2013
In an opinion piece published by Al Jazeera, Dartmouth’s Sharlene Mollett writes that Venezuelans saw the late President Hugo Chavez as a “living victory for the indigenous and Afro-descendant peoples of Venezuela and the region as a whole.”
Mollett, an assistant professor of geography, writes that the country needs someone to take Chavez’s place in representing the rights of indigenous and Afro-descendant peoples.
She continues, “Chavez’s shoes need to be filled soon to keep indigenous and Afro-descendant human rights on national and international political agendas, particularly in Latin America.”
Read the full story, published 3/21/13 by Al Jazeera.