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Hugo Chavez

Who said it?

The whole party is confronted with growing danger of lacking in drive, incompetence, divorce from the people, lacking in initiative, and corruption

President Hu Jintao, on the party's 90th anniversary

Saturday, 2 July, 2011, 12:00am

Who said it?

The whole party is confronted with growing danger of lacking in drive, incompetence, divorce from the people, lacking in initiative, and corruption

President Hu Jintao, on the party's 90th anniversary

Let me assure you from the bottom of my heart ... my team and I will continue to work with full dedication ... until the last minute of office

2 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Castro on live TV with Chavez

Cuban leader Fidel Castro made his first live appearance on Cuban airwaves since falling ill 14 months ago, seeming lucid and in good humour as he exchanged jokes with Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez.

16 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Hugo Chavez - an irrelevant nuisance

'So far from God, so close to the United States,' runs the classic Mexican complaint. These days, virtually everyone in Latin America seems to believe that the US is too close. As a result, there isn't much for Washington to cheer about in the region. In particular, left-wing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was re-elected, and appears to be moving in a more authoritarian direction.

8 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Odd couple, odd deal

In a globalised world, nothing should surprise us. Yet a deal struck recently between London and Venezuela has raised many an eyebrow: discounted oil will be provided for London so that the poor can travel for half-fare on its buses and trams, in return for tips on urban planning for the Venezuelan capital, Caracas.

23 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

The preacher and the president

A five-minute primer on an issue making headlines

Evangelist preacher Pat Robertson caused a stir with his call for the US government to assassinate Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

Who is he?

28 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

President says tour has boosted Latin American ties

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 with Latin America as moving towards 'complete co-operation', Mr Hu also acknowledged the key role of energy co-operation.

23 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Venezuela eager to pursue co-operation

Venezuela would welcome joint venture agreements with Hong Kong companies on future infrastructure projects, according to the country's president, Hugo Chavez.

Speaking in Hong Kong during a tour of the region, Mr Chavez said Venezuela would need help on a number of projects including construction of port facilities on its Caribbean coast.

19 Oct 1999 - 12:00am