Both Simon Bolivar and Francisco de Miranda were great heroes of Venezuelan independence, but due to Hugo Chavez's exhaustive manipulation of Bolivar's history, Miranda would be a better fit. Plus, Miranda fought alongside our founding fathers during the American Revolution as well.
According to the AP:
The government of US President Barack Obama wants to make television broadcasts to Venezuela, where President Hugo Chávez has cracked down on many independent media. Obama's administration has vowed to continue radio and television programs to Cuba, according to the recent budget submitted by the government.
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