Latin America to receive regionally focused TV
Telesur, regional South American television, is a plan supported by Argentina, Cuba, Brazil and Uruguay, but is spearheaded largely by Venezuela's Hugo Chavez. Telesur's role, as conceived by Chavez, is "counteracting the media dictatorship of the big international news networks." It is seen as an antidote to pro-American CNN and the corporate-controlled mass media of South America.
A Latin American Al Jazeera? This is, after all, the NEW AXIS OF EVIL.TM