I wish we could begin a new period of normal relations with the government of the United States.
The world needs a true leader, an Obama that promotes peace and understanding in the world.
Venezuelan interests are to be defended by Venezuela. The U.S. should defend the interests of the U.S. Where are the U.S. people, where are the intellectuals, who could put limits on their government?
I painted. I wanted to be a painter. I sang.
In the United States, the government is bailing out banks, intervening in the economy, yet in Latin America, the Right continues to talk about ‘free markets.’ It’s totally outdated; they don’t have arguments; they don’t have any sense.
The U.S. people have a major role to play to solve, to save this planet.
Most governments in the United States in a hundred years have not respected the peoples of Latin America. They have sponsored coup d’etats, assassinations.
We must reduce the emissions 100 percent. In Venezuela, the emissions are currently insignificant compared to the emissions of the developed countries.
I’m a Christian. I want the world of justice and equality. This is the only way to achieve peace.
The problem is not the oil, but what they do with the oil. The United States is the biggest spender of oil and of all the planet resources.
This has been a great victory for the Venezuelan people.
I am a President held prisoner, that I haven’t resigned and I will not resign.
I was an altar boy. My mother wanted me to be a priest. I am very Christian and Catholic. … I’m very faithful. I believe in God, in Jesus Christ.
Even socialist dictators have an interest in gorgeous supermodels.
I was a farm kid from the plains of South Venezuela, from a very poor family. I grew up in a palm tree house with an earthen floor.