It’s hard to believe this is even a question. The comments vary in opinion and quality, but one Venezuelan poster is worth quoting:
The readers, Hugo Chavez and the BBC should notice that 99% of the comments from Venezuelan people are against Chavez. If foreigners want to praise him, they should come and live here for a year, and lets see and see ‘Chavez’s great government’ for themselves.
Ana Lopez, Caracas, Venezuela
Meanwhile, according to The New York Post, Venezuelan actress Maria Conchita Alonso recently blasted Hugo Chavez’s “anti-democratic practices and terrorist-encouraging rhetoric.” (Thanks to Thomas D. Walls III for the BBC link.)