Venezuela’s new text books glorify Hugo Chavez

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Venezuela’s government has published brand, new school textbooks it calls the “Bi-centennial Collection.” The books highlight the country’s 200 years of independence. They also glorify the late President, Hugo Chavez. As the millions of copies make their way into public schools, critics say the books will be used to indoctrinate students. CCTV’s Martin Markovits reports from Caracas.

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Venezuela\'s new text books glorify Hugo Chavez

Venezuela\'s new text books glorify Hugo Chavez

Venezuela's government has published brand, new school textbooks it calls the "Bi-centennial Collection." The books highlight the country's 200 years of independence. They also glorify the late President, Hugo Chavez. As the millions of copies make their way into public schools, critics say the books will be used to indoctrinate students. CCTV's Martin Markovits reports from Caracas.