This Is How Hugo Chávez Got Himself 3 Million Twitter Followers

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez speaks during a press conference at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on December 6, 2011. Chavez said that he will travel to Brazil on December 11 --after attending Argentine president Cristina Kirchner's inauguration-- to pay a visit to former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, affected by cancer, like himself. AFP PHOTO/Juan BARRETO (Photo credit should read JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images

With less than six months until presidential elections, Chávez bought his 3 millionth Twitter follower — a 19-year-old Venezuelan woman — a home.