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Why Venezuela's Chavez Dug Up Bolivar's Bones

• Time magazine
Shortly before he died in 1830, Simón Bolívar asked his doctor, "How will I ever get out of this labyrinth?" Bolívar was South America's most celebrated independence hero — remembered today as El Libertador, the continent's liberator — but the Venezuelan general and Latin American sage passed away unhappily in Colombia, ousted from power while once adoring crowds jeered him as a tyrant. As a result, although he was said to have died from

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