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Chavez presents Obama with a gift

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has greeted US President Barack Obama for a second time at the Latin America regional summit in Trinidad and Tobago.

He presented with the US president with Eduardo Galeano's book, The Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent, chronicling exploitation in the region.

Barack Obama later said he assumed the book he was receiving was written by Hugo Chavez himself.

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