August 28th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) In an interview published today by the Spanish-language daily La Nacion, American actor Danny Glover describes former Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez as his “brother” and compares the former president to leaders like Nelson Mandela.
“[Chavez] was not only my friend, he was my brother. It is difficult for a leader like him to exist in these times. His vision for humanity and the world I can only compare to leaders like Nelson Mandela. He was a great man and I cried for his passing,” Glover told La Nacion in an interview in Costa Rica.
Glover is in Costa Rica for “Flowers of the African Diaspora” film festival. Glover is known worldwide for his starring roles in Lethal Weapon and other films.
The full interview with Glover can be read here. (Spanish).