publication date: Friday, September 26, 2008 (part of Round XXXVI)
clue: In Venezuela, the poor help the poor, and power comes to those who fail to take it.
explanation: Chávez became president of Venezuela after a failed coup years earlier. His most prominent policy was urging the poor nations of the continent to work together. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Mihai Rusu, Shawn Brandt, and Samuel Franklin