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Venezuela to Hold Presidential Election April 14

Venezuela to Hold Presidential Election April 14

The National Electoral Council, or CNE, has decided that an election will be held April 14 to choose Venezuela's president from now until 2019, the term begun by the late Hugo Chavez, council chairwoman Tibisay Lucena announced Saturday. continue reading »

Nicolas Maduro Sworn in as Acting President in Venezuela

Nicolas Maduro Sworn in as Acting President in Venezuela

Nicolas Maduro took the oath of office as Venezuela's acting president and asked electoral authorities to call an immediate vote, even as the opposition slammed the swearing-in as unconstitutional. continue reading »

World Leaders Pay their Respects to Hugo Chavez at Today’s Funeral

World Leaders Pay their Respects to Hugo Chavez at Today’s Funeral

Roughly 30 heads of state and government and other dignitaries from around the world have gathered to attend Hugo Chavez's funeral continue reading »

Venezuela to Display Hugo Chavez’s Body Like Lenin, Mao

Venezuela to Display Hugo Chavez’s Body Like Lenin, Mao

The body of late President Hugo Chavez will be preserved and kept on display in a glass tomb in the manner of Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin, the Venezuelan government said Thursday. continue reading »

No Surprise:  Only 6% of Americans Polled View Hugo Chavez Favorably

No Surprise:  Only 6% of Americans Polled View Hugo Chavez Favorably

No surprise on this Rasmussen Reports poll on deceased Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela - not many Americans have a favorable view of him. continue reading »

State Dept.: US to Send Two Delegates to Chavez Funeral in Venezuela

State Dept.: US to Send Two Delegates to Chavez Funeral in Venezuela

The U.S. State Department announced Thursday that two politicians and the U.S. charge d'affaires in Caracas will represent President Barack Obama's administration at the funeral of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. continue reading »

Venezuela-US Relations Unlikely to Change After Chavez(VIDEO)

Venezuela-US Relations Unlikely to Change After Chavez(VIDEO)

The death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is raising questions about what happens next in Venezuela, both internally and with its relations to other nations, including the United States. Analysts do not expect the tense relationship between Washington and Caracas to change soon. continue reading »

Death of Chavez: Cardinal Urosa Savino Will Celebrate Mass for the Repose in Rome

Death of Chavez: Cardinal Urosa Savino Will Celebrate Mass for the Repose in Rome

Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino, Archbishop of Caracas, will celebrate a "Mass" in honor of the late President of Venezuela Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias in Rome, where he is to attend the conclave that will elect a new pope. continue reading »

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 »