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Report: Chavez’s Cancer Has Metastasized

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is taking an opiate "100 times more potent than morphine" to alleviate the severe pain caused by the spread of cancer in his bones, Spanish daily ABC reported Saturday, citing an "intelligence report." continue reading »

Female Prison Official Killed in Venezuela

An official of the Andean Region Penitentiary Center, or CPRA, in the western Venezuelan state of Merida, died after being shot six times by two men who intercepted her as she was on her way home, the daily Panorama said. continue reading »

State Department Announces Basketball Envoy Program to Venezuela

The U.S. State Department and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced that they will send Nykesha Sales, a six-time Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) All-Star, to Venezuela May 28 - June 1. Sales will join Greivis Vasquez, a Venezuelan-born player with NBA’s New Orleans Hornets, to participate in a U.S. government exchange program that brings people together for greater understanding through sports. continue reading »

Chavez Confesses to Lesser Workload In Wake Of Health Issues

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez broke his weeklong silence to say that "unfortunately" he will not continue being that "runaway" horse that never slept, and said he now works only eight hours a day and sometimes less. continue reading »

Four Killed In Helicopter Crash During Air Force Exercises in Venezuela

Four air force personnel were killed and another injured Friday when their helicopter crashed during exercises in the western state of Yaracuy, Venezuela's defense minister said. continue reading »

Chavez Returns to Venezuela, Announces Success of Cancer Therapy

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned home from Cuba after an 11-day absence for cancer treatment, saying his latest round of radiation therapy had ended successfully and he is very optimistic about his recovery. continue reading »

Stray Bullet Shot From Prison Kills Innocent Venezuelan in His Home

The Venezuelan government confirmed Wednesday that a Caracas resident died inside his home when he was struck by a stray bullet fired from inside a nearby prison. continue reading »

UN Fears Venezuela Departing Human Rights Commission

The United Nations today voiced concern over Venezuela’s announcement that it is establishing a committee to evaluate the possibility of withdrawing from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). continue reading »

Decades Later ‘Carlos the Jackal’ Goes on Trial for 11 Murders & Countless Acts of Terrorism

The freelance terrorist Illich Ramirez Sanchez, better known as ‘Carlos the Jackal’ will finally come to trial for 11 murders he allegedly committed almost three decades ago in France. continue reading »

Chávez Endorses #OccupyWallStreet On the Eve of New Cuba Medical Trip

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez will travel to Cuba next week to undergo medical tests to assess the success of his cancer treatment . In an unexpected phone call interrupting a Venezuelan government ceremony for local athletes broadcast live on state TV continue reading »

Colombia Still Waiting for Venezuela’s Reply on Harboring Terrorists

After Chavez cut all Venezuela’s relations with Colombia, there are still no answers to the ultimate question. At the heart of the dispute is the claim that Venezuela has given refugee to an estimated 1500 guerrillas in the Colombia Revolutionary continue reading »