Aug 18, 2011"We've held 99 tons of gold at theBank of Englandsince 1980. I agree with bringing that home," Chavez said today on state television. "It's a healthy decision."Chavez, who has said he wants to eliminate the "dictatorship" of theU.S. dollar, has called on Venezuela's central bank to diversify its $28.7 billion in reserves away from U.S. institutions. Some cash reserves, which total $6.3 billion, will be shifted into currencies from emerging markets includingChina, Russia, Brazil and India, central bank President Nelson Merentes said today at a news conference.'Brutal Place' Earlier today Chavez said he plans to take control of the country's gold industry to halt illegal mining and boost reserves.