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Chavez Returns Again to Cuba for 2nd Round of Cancer Treatments

Chavez Returns Again to Cuba for 2nd Round of Cancer Treatments

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was welcomed by Cuban President Raul Castro at the international airport in Havana, where he will continue the radiation therapy treatment against cancer he began a week ago, state media reported Sunday. continue reading »

Chavez Health Uncertain for Upcoming Venezuelan Presidential Election Oct 7 (VIDEO)

Chavez Health Uncertain for Upcoming Venezuelan Presidential Election Oct 7 (VIDEO)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is battling what is believed to be an aggressive cancer, but he has vowed to continue running for a third term in office. The election is set for October 7 continue reading »

Controversial Venezuelan Governor Shot

Controversial Venezuelan Governor Shot

The former governor of the southwestern Venezuelan state of Apure was shot at a fast food restaurant in Maracay, a city located about 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Caracas, Globovision reported. continue reading »

Caramelos de Cianuro Band Manager Found Slain

Caramelos de Cianuro Band Manager Found Slain

Venezuelan musical producer Libero Laizzo, manager of the rock group Caramelos de Cianuro (Cyanide Candy), was found dead on a Caracas highway after being kidnapped earlier this week, the private TV channel Globovision said. continue reading »

FARC Guerillas Kill 11 Soldiers at Colombia-Venezuela Border

FARC Guerillas Kill 11 Soldiers at Colombia-Venezuela Border

Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, guerrillas killed a non-commissioned officer and 10 other soldiers in Arauca, a province on the border with Venezuela, a military spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

Chavez Expects to Return to Venezuela from Cuba this Week

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said his progress "is favorable" following his Feb. 27 operation in Havana to remove a cancerous tumor and said he should return to his country "no later than this week." continue reading »

Gunman Robs Doctors Mid-Surgery at Venezuelan Hospital Making Off  With $, Watches and Phones

Gunman Robs Doctors Mid-Surgery at Venezuelan Hospital Making Off With $, Watches and Phones

An individual robbed a surgeon and his staff at gunpoint during a procedure being performed in the operating theater of a hospital in the central Venezuelan city of Maracay, making off with watches, cell phones and money, officials at the institution said. continue reading »

Venezuela’s BANCO DEL LIBRO Honored by UN for Supporting Literacy in Latin America

Venezuela’s BANCO DEL LIBRO Honored by UN for Supporting Literacy in Latin America

Three institutions from Nepal, South Africa and Venezuela will be recognized for supporting and improving teachers’ effectiveness in developing countries, UNESCO announced today. continue reading »

Venezuela’s ex-Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza Donates $20,000 From “Celebrity Apprentice

Venezuela’s ex-Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza Donates $20,000 From “Celebrity Apprentice"to Fight AIDS

Venezuela's ex-Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza donated to the Latino Commission on AIDS the $20,000 she won for her triumph in this week's challenge on the reality TV show presented by billionaire Donald Trump. continue reading »

As Suspected- Chavez Confirms Tumor was Malignant

As Suspected- Chavez Confirms Tumor was Malignant

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Sunday that he will undergo more radiation therapy after confirming that the tumor that was removed from his body on Feb. 26 in Havana was a "recurrence" of the cancer he was diagnosed with last June. continue reading »

President Hugo Chavez Confirms Recurrence of His Cancer, Remains Optimistic

President Hugo Chavez Confirms Recurrence of His Cancer, Remains Optimistic

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Sunday that he will undergo more radiation therapy after confirming that the tumor that was removed from his body on Feb. 26 in Havana was a "recurrence" of the cancer he was diagnosed with last June. continue reading »

First Photos Released of Convalescing Chavez in Cuba

First Photos Released of Convalescing Chavez in Cuba

Venezuela's government has released five photographs of President Hugo Chavez that show him walking and conversing with Fidel Castro while convalescing after undergoing tumor surgery in Cuba. continue reading »

President Chavez  Twitter Message  “I send You All My Supreme Love! We Will Live and We Will Win!”

President Chavez Twitter Message “I send You All My Supreme Love! We Will Live and We Will Win!”

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has vowed an October election victory, in his first public comment after surgery in Cuba this week to remove a pelvic lesion. continue reading »

WIKILEAKS: Pres. Chavez’s Health is Worse Than Reported, May Have as Little as 1 Year to Live

WIKILEAKS: Pres. Chavez’s Health is Worse Than Reported, May Have as Little as 1 Year to Live

According to an intelligence report revealed by Wikileaks, the health of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is far worse than is being shared with the public. continue reading »

President Hugo Chavez in “Good Physical Condition”

President Hugo Chavez in “Good Physical Condition”

President Hugo Chavez is in "good physical condition" after an operation in Cuba for a lesion in the same part of his body where Cuban surgeons removed a cancerous tumor last June, the Venezuelan government said Tuesday. continue reading »