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  1. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Ceremonies and clashes mark first anniversary of Hugo Chavez’s death

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Caracas Parade, protests mark Chavez death Venezuela marked the first anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death with a blend of solemn ceremonies, clashes and a break ... next to his mentor's marble tomb in former barracks that sit atop a Caracas slum. Soldiers fired a cannon salvo at the time of Chavez's death, 4.25pm, from the Mountain Barracks ...

  2. News - World

    Holding candles, hundreds pray for Hugo Chavez

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 02:22pm by Associated Press in Caracas

    ... Associated Press in Caracas Hundreds of Venezuelans held a candlelight vigil on Friday for President Hugo Chavez, praying for their leader while he remained in a hospital undergoing cancer ... that President Hugo Chavez has received the cosmic energies. He has received the strength of our Mother Earth. ... He is going to overcome big obstacles,” Menchu said Friday at a televised event where ...

  3. News - World - HUGO CHAVEZ 1954-2013

    Hollywood celebs Oliver Stone, Sean Penn heap praise on Hugo Chavez

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Outpouring of praise from Hollywood celebs US filmmaker Oliver Stone, a long-time Hugo Chavez supporter, has hailed the late Venezuelan leader ... by the entrenched classes, Hugo Chavez will live forever in history … My friend, rest finally in a peace long earned." Hated by the entrenched classes, Hugo Chavez will live forever in history … My ...

  4. President says tour has boosted Latin American ties

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung in Santiago President Hu Jintao hailed the success of his visit to Latin America yesterday, saying that Beijing had forged solid ties with the region and reached agreements on many areas of common interest. Describing China's relations wit ...

  5. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez admits to relapse of cancer

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... all but gives final political will Firebrand Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has admitted a relapse of his cancer and designated Vice-President Nicolas Maduro as his heir apparent in case ... 2011 A pale-looking Hugo Chavez addresses the nation by television from Cuba, where he says doctors operated to remove a cancerous tumour from his pelvis. July 4 The president makes a surprise ...

  6. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelans to vote in Hugo Chavez’s toughest election yet

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 02:14pm by Agence France-Presse in Caracas

    ... Agence France-Presse in Caracas Venezuelans vote on Sunday in the toughest election President Hugo Chavez has faced in almost 14 years in power after fresh-faced rival Henrique Capriles electrified the country’s opposition. Chavez, 58, retains a loyal following among the country’s poor, who have propelled him to easy victories in past elections, but 40-year-old Capriles has narrowed ...

  7. Business - Economy

    Venezuela to ease foreign exchange regime: source

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 10:25am by Reuters

    ... is the time for Maduro to abandon the currency controls altogether. They say the failure of such socialist economics, which date from the era of his late predecessor Hugo Chavez, are evident ... the country illicitly since the currency controls were first put in place by Chavez’s government in 2003. Maduro argues that private businessmen and capitalist “speculators” have been deliberately ...

  8. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelan opposition seeks 'truth' on Hugo Chavez's health

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Opposition seeks 'truth' about Chavez's health Venezuela's opposition has said cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez is unable to fulfil his duties ... said the government should "tell the truth" about Chavez's state of health. The self-declared socialist, who is supposed to be sworn-in for his next term on Thursday, has ...

  9. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela's Chavez would 'vote for Obama'

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 09:10am by Agence France-Presse in Caracas

    ... Agence France-Presse in Caracas Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says that if he were a US citizen, he would vote for President Barack Obama in the November 6 presidential election – and if Obama were Venezuelan, he’d vote for Chavez. The firebrand leftist president is in a tight re-election race of his own against opposition candidate Henrique Capriles in a vote to be held ...

  10. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Magistrate Maria Lourdes Afiuni who cross Venezuela's Hugo Chavez freed

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Caracas Magistrate who crossed Chavez freed Venezuelan authorities freed a judge who was arrested in 2009 after then-president Hugo Chavez objected to one of her ... of corruption, abuse of authority and aiding an inmate's escape for which Chavez ordered her jailed. There was no immediate government comment. Afiuni crossed Chavez by freeing a banker accused ...




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