The power of images has deep cultural history in Venezuela

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The power of images has deep cultural history in Venezuela2

When Venezuela’s opposition took down images of the late President Hugo Chavez from the country’s National Assembly last week, the government in power expressed outrage.

Political symbols enabling politicians to convey their message through images, not just words, are in use all over the world, but perhaps especially so in Venezuela.

CCTV America’s Stephen Gibbs reports from Caracas.

The power of images has deep cultural history in Venezuela

The power of images has deep cultural history in Venezuela

When Venezuela's opposition took down images of the late President Hugo Chavez from the country's National Assembly last week, the government in power expressed outrage. Political symbols enabling politicians to convey their message through images, not just words, are in use all over the world, but perhaps especially so in Venezuela. CCTV America's Stephen Gibbs reports from Caracas.