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Venezuela New Foreign Minister Visitor Hugo Chavez in Cuba

Venezuela New Foreign Minister Visitor Hugo Chavez in Cuba

Venezuela's new foreign minister is in Cuba to consult with his country's ailing president, Hugo Chavez, on Caracas' international stance. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Enters into New Treatment Phase, Says Venezuelan V.P.

Hugo Chavez Enters into New Treatment Phase, Says Venezuelan V.P.

Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Sunday that President Hugo Chavez, who is recovering from cancer surgery in Cuba, is coming out of the postoperative period and "is going to enter a new phase of treatment that is in the process of evaluation" after going through a "difficult" period. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Singer Noelia Wants Private Plane Seized by Venezuela Returned

Puerto Rican Singer Noelia Wants Private Plane Seized by Venezuela Returned

Puerto Rican singer Noelia complained that her private plane was "arbitrarily seized" at an airport in Venezuela and asked the nation's Vice President Nicolas Maduro to take steps to resolve the case. continue reading »

Chavez Has Been Fully Aware Since Operation Last Month, Says V.P.

Chavez Has Been Fully Aware Since Operation Last Month, Says V.P.

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is calm and has remained fully aware throughout the complications that followed his Dec. 11 cancer surgery, his vice president said Thursday in an exclusive interview with Efe. continue reading »

Latin America News:  Ailing Pres. Hugo Chavez Names New Foreign Minister from Hospital Bed in Cuba

Latin America News:  Ailing Pres. Hugo Chavez Names New Foreign Minister from Hospital Bed in Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, still hospitalized in Cuba following a Dec. 11 operation to remove a cancerous tumor, has named a new foreign minister, the Andean nation's acting head of state said Tuesday. continue reading »

Latin America News: Hugo Chavez on the Mend Says His Government

Latin America News: Hugo Chavez on the Mend Says His Government

Venezuela's vice president said Tuesday that President Hugo Chavez is making progress in his recuperation in Cuba, where he remains hospitalized following a Dec. 11 operation to remove a cancerous tumor. continue reading »

Latin America News: Hugo Chavez Top Aides Meet with Raul and Fidel Castro in Cuba

Latin America News: Hugo Chavez Top Aides Meet with Raul and Fidel Castro in Cuba

Former President Fidel Castro and his successor, younger brother Raul, met here with top aides to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who remains in Havana recuperating from cancer surgery, Cuban official media said Monday. continue reading »

Chavez’s Brother Says Rumors of Coma Are False

Chavez’s Brother Says Rumors of Coma Are False

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is making progress with his recovery and is not in a coma, his older brother, Barinas state Gov. Adan Chavez, said. continue reading »

Venezuelan V.P. Meets Raul Castro Before Seeing Hugo Chavez in Cuba

Venezuelan V.P. Meets Raul Castro Before Seeing Hugo Chavez in Cuba

Cuban President Raul Castro met with Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro upon his arrival on the island to see Hugo Chavez, still convalescing in Havana following his fourth operation for cancer, local media said. continue reading »

VENEZUELA: At Least 11 Die, 75 Injured in Highway Pile-Up

VENEZUELA: At Least 11 Die, 75 Injured in Highway Pile-Up

At least 11 people died and 75 were injured in a pile-up on a highway in the western Venezuelan state of Zulia that included a truck and two buses, authorities said Thursday. continue reading »

President Chavez Supporters Flood into Venezuelan Capital

President Chavez Supporters Flood into Venezuelan Capital

Thousands of supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flooded into central Caracas on Thursday to participate in a rally called by the governing PSUV to support the ailing leftist leader on the day he was supported to be sworn in for another term. continue reading »

Juanes, Miguel Bose Plan Third ‘Peace Without Borders’ Concert

Juanes, Miguel Bose Plan Third ‘Peace Without Borders’ Concert

Singers Miguel Bose and Juanes met with Jose Antonio Abreu, founder of Venezuela's National System of Youth and Children's Orchestras, to discuss plans for holding the third Peace Without Borders concert in Caracas. continue reading »

Latin America News:  VZ Supreme Court Endorses Delaying Hugo Chavez Inauguration

Latin America News:  VZ Supreme Court Endorses Delaying Hugo Chavez Inauguration

Venezuela's Supreme Court endorsed on Wednesday the government's position that ailing President Hugo Chavez can delay his swearing-in for another term without creating a constitutional vacuum. continue reading »

Official:  Hugo Chavez to Miss His Inauguration, To be Sworn in At Later Date before Supreme Court

Official:  Hugo Chavez to Miss His Inauguration, To be Sworn in At Later Date before Supreme Court

Ailing President Hugo Chavez will not be fit in time for Thursday's scheduled inauguration and plans to take the oath of office at a later date before the Supreme Court, the speaker of Venezuela's National Assembly said. continue reading »

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Expected to Take “Virtual” Oath to Presidency

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Expected to Take “Virtual” Oath to Presidency

Ailing President Hugo Chavez is expected to be sworn in for another term as President this Thursday “virtually” from his hospital bed in Cuba. Chavez took office in 1999, and was re-elected in October to another six-year term. continue reading »