Tuesday, May 01, 2007

All right Venezuela! Venezuela pulls out of IMF, World Bank

"CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chavez announced Monday he would pull Venezuela out of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, a largely symbolic move because the nation has already paid off its debts to the lending institutions.”We will no longer have to go to Washington nor to the IMF nor to the World Bank, not to anyone,” said the leftist leader, who has long railed against the Washington-based lending institutions."

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