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In 2007, the Chavista regime began a long series of expropriations of which the hospitality industry was also a hard-hit victim. "Jet-Set Nostalgia" pairs the logos of the former Caracas Hilton Hotel, now renamed Alba Caracas. Alba, meaning dawn in Spanish, is also an acronym of Chávez's regional grouping, the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas.