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Tickle me Hugo

Where you can stock up on Hugo Chavez dolls and T-shirts.

A vendor sells T-shirts supporting Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez during a campaign rally in Caracas, Feb. 12, 2009. (Alejandro Rustom/Reuters)

CARACAS — Reports on rallies in support of President Hugo Chavez often refer to a sea of red shirts. But where do all those T-shirts come from? How does a 21st century socialist kit himself out with the required uniform? Revolutionary peddlers such as Edison Malave have the answer.

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