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Venezuela´s government and opposition started a “tropical” internet war.

Chavez opened another battle front: the Internet.

The Internet war is heating up in Venezuela. Just weeks after its launch, President Chavez’ Twitter account is the country’s most popular with 240,000 followers. But his opponents aren’t just standing by idly. 

The Internet war erupted against a background of severe economic problems in Venezuela. Inflation has hit an annual rate of 30 percent and the country’s currency, the Venezuelan Bolivar, lost almost half its value against the US dollar. Opponents argue that Hugo Chavez is mismanaging the economy and cracking down on critics. Supporters of the president say…READ MORE HERE