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Specialists Who Care for Embalmed Lenin to Help with Chavez Embalming

The Russian specialists who care for the embalmed body of Vladimir Lenin are ready to help in the process of embalming the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. "The institute's experts have the necessary knowledge continue reading »

U.S. Cargo Ship Seized in Venezuela Accused of Trafficking Weapons, American Consulate Investigating

Venezuelan authorities are holding a U.S.-flagged cargo vessel in the port city of Maracaibo and have arrested the ship's captain, an American diplomatic source told Efe on Friday. continue reading »

Actor Sean Penn Joins Hugo Chavez on His Presidential Campaign in Venezuela (VIDEO)

In spite of a double-digit lead in the upcoming Venezuela Presidential election, current President Hugo Chavez added star power to his campaign, U.S. star power that is. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Venezuela on Your 201st Year of Independence

Today all of Venezuela is celebrating and rejoicing its 201-year old independence from Spain. Christopher Columbus sailed along the eastern coast of Venezuela on his third voyage in 1498, the only one of his four voyages to reach the South American mainland. The Spanish arrived in full force in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, converted the natives to Christianity and enslaved native populations while pillaging the country's gold mines. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Vows to Launch Re-election Campaign for ‘Unprecedented’ Defeat Against Opponents

Venezuela’s controversial President Hugo Chavez made his first public appearance since returning from his last cancer treatment in Cuba. continue reading »

Chavez in Cuba for ‘Homestretch’ of Cancer Treatments

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in Cuba to complete the "homestretch" of his radiation therapy for the cancer that was detected while he was on a visit to the island last year, state media reported Tuesday. continue reading »

Venezuela’s BANCO DEL LIBRO Honored by UN for Supporting Literacy in Latin America

Three institutions from Nepal, South Africa and Venezuela will be recognized for supporting and improving teachers’ effectiveness in developing countries, UNESCO announced today. continue reading »

President Hugo Chavez Confirms Recurrence of His Cancer, Remains Optimistic

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Sunday that he will undergo more radiation therapy after confirming that the tumor that was removed from his body on Feb. 26 in Havana was a "recurrence" of the cancer he was diagnosed with last June. continue reading »

WIKILEAKS: Pres. Chavez’s Health is Worse Than Reported, May Have as Little as 1 Year to Live

According to an intelligence report revealed by Wikileaks, the health of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is far worse than is being shared with the public. continue reading »

Chávez Sends Fuel to Syria

The oil shipment has created an international stir. Yet, such controversy is nothing new for President Chávez. Just last month he supported Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad amidst claims that Iran was producing dangerous nuclear weapons. continue reading »

Flashin’ Cash: Chavez’ Daughter Posts Photos Holding U.S. Money, Venezuelans Outraged

The daughter of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has caused quite a stir after posting a photo of herself holding a number of low-denomination U.S. bills. Rosines, 14, posted the photo of herself with the cash o continue reading »

Peru’s Petroperu to be Operating in Venezuela to Help Develop Hydrocarbons

Peruvian state oil company Petroperu will be one of the oil companies operating in Venezuela's Orinoco Belt, President Hugo Chavez said. continue reading »

Venezuelan Consul in Miami Declared Persona Non Grata, Must Leave U.S. ASAP

Livia Acosta Nogura, Venezuela's consul in Miami, was declared persona non grata by the U.S. government and will have to leave the country, a State Department spokesman told Efe on Sunday. continue reading »

Fuel-Tanker Accident in Venezuela Leaves 14 Dead, Many Injured

Fourteen people were killed and 16 others injured Thursday when a tanker-truck carrying gasoline flipped over and burst into flames on a busy highway in the Venezuelan capital, authorities said. continue reading »

International Outcry Over Venezuela’s Extended Detention of Judge Whose Health is Failing

Three independent United Nations human rights experts today expressed their alarm at the decision of Venezuelan authorities to extend the house arrest of a judge for another two years, saying it was concerned about her physical and mental health. continue reading »

JUST IN:  President Hugo Chavez Reportedly Suffers Kidney Failure Rushed to Hospital

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has been battled an undisclosed cancer since this summer, has reportedly been rushed to the hospital with kidney failure. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Sends Last Minute Notification to UN, He will Not Address the General Assembly

The last minute notification by Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez that he will not be addressing the UN General Assembly is adding speculation about the state of his health. continue reading »

Iran Government Launches, HispanTV, First Ever Spanish-Language News Channel

The repressive regime of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has just launched the country’s first Spanish language news channel with original programming, lifestyle news, talk shows and politics aimed at reaching audiences in Latin America. continue reading »

Third Round of Cancer Treatment for Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez

While insisting he has no more cancer, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez is set to start this third round of chemotherapy treatment. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Arrives in Cuba for Chemo, Foregoes Treatment in Brazil, Cedes Some Powers to VP

On Friday the Brazil government was reporting that ailing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was heading to their country to receive treatment for his yet-to-be-identified cancer - those reports were in fact wrong. continue reading »