“There is something beautiful in seeing the poor accept their lot, to suffer it like Christ's Passion. The world gains much from their suffering" ~ Mother Theresa/DJ
...poverty lessened significantly during Chavez's time in office, and as Bloomberg Business News noted..., "Venezuela has the lowest level of inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the United Nations."
~ Hugo Chavez Obituary/CBC
Yes we are the People, running in the race, buying up the bargains in the old marketplace
~ Stompin' Tom Connors, The Consumer
folk hero dies
Stompin’ Tom Connors: Canadian country-folk legend dies at age 77 /OC
Les côtés ténébreux de Mère Teresa abstract in French & English, Sage Journals: Studies in Religion
Also see Venezuela slams Harper/NP
+ Belen Fernandez' opinion piece/AJ, Chavez's 'polarizing' death
Assignment: compare the cumulative impacts of two recent or current rulers of democracies in the Americas (Canada, Venezuela). Answer this question: who are "the people"?