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Friday Sep 5 | The Belmont Club

The Reciprocal

Nick Miroff of the Washington Post revisited a Venezuelan dream: the Ciudad Guyana. It was a modernist planned city in the wilderness.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Washington Post

In Venezuelaa s model city, a dream sputters

Long before Hugo ChA vez launched his socialist revolution, government planners came here to Venezuela's eastern frontier, where the mighty Orinoco and Caroni rivers converge, and envisioned an industrial workers' paradise. President RA3mulo Betancourt, a key partner in John F. Kennedy's "Alliance for Progress," founded the city in 1961, inviting his countrymen to turn Ciudad Guayana into a tropical Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: South America, Venezuela, World News, Ecuador,

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