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Venezuelans Adopt The Color Red While Mourning Chavez

Venezuelans Adopt The Color Red While Mourning Chavez

The streets of Caracas are bathed in red in honor of late President Hugo Chavez, who made the color the symbol of his Bolivarian Revolution. Chavez will lie in state in the chapel of the Military Academy until his funeral and burial on Friday. continue reading »

U.S. May Retaliate Against Venezuela for Expulsion of Diplomatic Personnel

U.S. May Retaliate Against Venezuela for Expulsion of Diplomatic Personnel

In Latin America news, the U.S. has announced it has not ruled some the possibility of retaliation against Venezuela for the expulsion of two military, diplomatic personnel on charges of them being spies. continue reading »

Iran’s Ahmadinejad Predicts Hugo Chavez Will Return as Messiah to Save Mankind

Iran’s Ahmadinejad Predicts Hugo Chavez Will Return as Messiah to Save Mankind

As Venezuela mourns the passing of its beloved (depending on who you ask) or feared (depending on who you ask) President (or dictator, depending on who you ask) his pal Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made a prediction: Chavez will be back. continue reading »

Sean Penn Mourns The Death Of Venezuelan Leader Hugo Chavez

Sean Penn Mourns The Death Of Venezuelan Leader Hugo Chavez

Sean Penn is mourning the loss of a friend, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. He also maintains that he is not the only one mourning, the entire country and the whole world are too, The Hollywood Reporter noted. continue reading »

Venezuelans Prepare for State Funeral and Official Mourning for Hugo Chavez

Venezuelans Prepare for State Funeral and Official Mourning for Hugo Chavez

Venezuelans are preparing to officially mourn for their fallen President Hugo Chavez and prepare for a state funeral on Friday. Vice President Nicolas Maduro will serve as interm President for 30 days until elections. continue reading »

Latin American Leaders React to Death of Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez

Latin American Leaders React to Death of Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez

In Latin America news, regional leaders are reacting to the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez this afternoon who lost his battle with cancer. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff called Chavez a great Latin America, Mexico's Pena Nieto offered the family his condolences. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Has Died

JUST IN:  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Has Died

The left-leaning President of Venezuela and American foe, Hugo Chavez, died 22 minutes ago according to the Venezuelan government, losing his two-year battle with cancer. continue reading »

Venezuela Expels Alleged U.S. Military Spy Out of Country

Venezuela Expels Alleged U.S. Military Spy Out of Country

In Latin America news, the Venezuelan government has expelled an alleged U.S. spy, Col. David del Monaco and his "assistant', both men were given 24-hours to leave country. Venezuelan authorities believe del Monaco was spying on the country's military and then trying to 'destabilize' the army. continue reading »

Murder Investigation Underway for Venezuelan Indigenous Leader Sabino Romero

Murder Investigation Underway for Venezuelan Indigenous Leader Sabino Romero

In Latin America news, Venezuelan authorities are undertaking a murder investigation into the shooting death of Yukpa indigenous leader Sabino Romero, who was killed Sunday. Romero is critical in the struggle for fair land distribution for indigenous people. continue reading »

Venezuela’s Ailing President Faces Another ‘New and Severe’ Infection

Venezuela’s Ailing President Faces Another ‘New and Severe’ Infection

In Latin America news, Venezuela's ailing President Hugo Chavez is facing another health challenged with a new and severe infection according to the country's communication minister. The infection is limiting Chavez' ability to breath and part of his ongoing battle with cancer. continue reading »

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Undergoing Chemotherapy

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Undergoing Chemotherapy

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has received "complementary treatments" of chemotherapy after being operated in December for a recurrence of cancer, Vice President Nicolas Maduro said. continue reading »

Venezuelan V.P. Demands Stop to Chavez’s Death Rumors

Venezuelan V.P. Demands Stop to Chavez’s Death Rumors

Venezuela's vice president called on Friday for an end to rumors about the condition of cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez as the head of state "is battling for his health." continue reading »

New Commission Will Investigate Venezuela’s “State Terrorism” Crimes

New Commission Will Investigate Venezuela’s “State Terrorism” Crimes

The Venezuelan government on Wednesday swore in a commission that will investigate "state terrorism" crimes it attributed to the administrations that alternated in power between 19 continue reading »

Venezuelan Artist Jesus Rafael Soto Exhibit at Paris’ Pompidou Museum

Venezuelan Artist Jesus Rafael Soto Exhibit at Paris’ Pompidou Museum

In Latin America art world Paris' Pompidou museum is exhibiting many of the works of renowned Venezuelan artists Jesus Rafael Soto. Sota, a kinetic artist was born in Ciudad Bolivar and died in 2005. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Met with Government for Over 5 Hours

Hugo Chavez Met with Government for Over 5 Hours

Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Saturday that President Hugo Chavez met with members of his government team for 5 1/2 hours to discuss various topics, about which he expressed his views in writing and seemed "very energetic." continue reading »