Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias was born on 28. 06. 1954. in Sabaneta, Venezuela, a small village located in the western state of Barinas. Young Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias escaped a life of poverty thanks to his skill as a baseball player. Baseball is the leading sport in Venezuela.
As the leader of the Bolivarian Revolution, Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias promotes a political doctrine of participatory democracy, socialism and Latin American and Caribbean cooperation. He is also a critic of neoliberalism, globalization, and United States foreign policy.Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias is a great friend with Fidel Castro