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Some Venezuelans Doubt Positive Reports of Hugo Chavez’s Health

Some Venezuelans Doubt Positive Reports of Hugo Chavez’s Health

The Venezuelan opposition asked the government to release the latest medical report on President Hugo Chavez, who is recovering in Cuba from an operation made necessary by the reappearance of his cancer, the location and type of which have never been made public. continue reading »

Venzuela’s Ailing President Sends End of Year Message to Military

Venzuela’s Ailing President Sends End of Year Message to Military

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who remains in Cuba recovering from his fourth cancer surgery in 18 months, had his vice president deliver a year-end message to the Andean nation's military on Friday. continue reading »

Venezuelan Web Comedy Series Features Nun Hearing Online Confessions

Venezuelan Web Comedy Series Features Nun Hearing Online Confessions

A nun hearing confessions online? That's the storyline of the irreverent comedy "Madre Mia!" written for the Web by Francisco Lupini. continue reading »

Venezuela’s Carabobo Field Begins Oil Production

Venezuela’s Carabobo Field Begins Oil Production

The first well in the Carabobo field of Venezuela's oil-rich Orinoco Belt began pumping extra-heavy crude after a launch ceremony attended by the country's energy minister and the CEO of Spain's Repsol, a partner in the project. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez has “Giant Will to Live,” says Venezuelan Vice President

Hugo Chavez has “Giant Will to Live,” says Venezuelan Vice President

Venezuela's vice president said Wednesday that head of state Hugo Chavez, now recovering in Cuba from his fourth cancer surgery in 18 months, remains undaunted by his illness. continue reading »

Latin America News: Ailing Hugo Chavez Sends Christmas Wishes to People of Venezuela

Latin America News: Ailing Hugo Chavez Sends Christmas Wishes to People of Venezuela

Nicolas Maduro told state television that Chavez telephoned him from the Havana hospital where he is recuperating to issue a "set of work orders." continue reading »

Venezuelan Vice President Gives Positive Update on Chavez’s Health

Venezuelan Vice President Gives Positive Update on Chavez’s Health

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is doing "well" as his doctors treat him for a respiratory infection that developed after he underwent his fourth cancer surgery in 18 months, the Andean nation's vice president said Thursday. continue reading »

Body of Venezuelan Model Discovered in Jalisco

Body of Venezuelan Model Discovered in Jalisco

A Venezuelan model was found dead in Jalisco, a state in western Mexico, nearly a week after she went missing, state prosecutors told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Recovering, in Stable Condition After Respiratory Infection

Hugo Chavez Recovering, in Stable Condition After Respiratory Infection

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has been recovering for more than a week in Cuba after an operation to deal with the return of his cancer, is in stable condition after his medical team treated him for a respiratory infection. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez’ Political Party Dominates in Regional Elections

Hugo Chavez’ Political Party Dominates in Regional Elections

President Hugo Chavez's leftist PSUV party took 20 of 23 state governorships in Venezuelan regional elections, but opposition standard-bearer Henrique Capriles retained power in the central state of Miranda. continue reading »

Venezuelan President Chavez is “Totally Conscious”

Venezuelan President Chavez is “Totally Conscious”

The president of the National Assembly of Venezuela, Diosdado Cabello, said Saturday that President Hugo Chavez is "totally conscious" and giving instructions from Havana, where he was operated Tuesday for cancer. continue reading »

Actor Sean Penn Pleads for Prayers and Support for Ailing Hugo Chavez

Actor Sean Penn Pleads for Prayers and Support for Ailing Hugo Chavez

Actor Sean Penn, while in Bolivia, is pleading for prayers and support for ailing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Undergoes Fourth Surgery in Cuba

Hugo Chavez Undergoes Fourth Surgery in Cuba

The Venezuelan government announced Tuesday that the Cuban medical team attending President Hugo Chavez performed an "operational procedure" on him for a recurrence of cancer. continue reading »

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Reveals Cancer has Returned

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Reveals Cancer has Returned

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said he was suffering from cancer once again and planned to return to Cuba on Sunday for another operation. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Jets Back to Venezuela After Treatment in Cuba

Hugo Chavez Jets Back to Venezuela After Treatment in Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned to his country after nine days of treatment in Cuba as part of his process of recovery from cancer, which has had him in the operating room three times since June 2011. continue reading »