Morales refused permission to see ailing ally Chavez

Evo Morales, President of Bolivia. Photo: EPA

Doctors for ailing Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez refused to let Bolivian President Evo Morales see his close ally when he went to Caracas this week, Morales said on Wednesday.

Thursday, 21 February, 2013, 8:05pm

Chavez foe asks why president silent for two months

Venezuela's opposition leader and governor of the state of Miranda Henrique Capriles. Photo: Reuters

Venezuela’s top opposition leader is asking why President Hugo Chavez hasn’t spoken publicly in more than two months while undergoing cancer treatment in Cuba.

15 Feb 2013 - 10:34am

Chavez in ‘tough’ alternative treatment, says Maduro

Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro (R) looks at a portrait of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Photo: AFP

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez is undergoing “tough and complex” alternative medical treatment in Cuba, his handpicked successor Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday.

14 Feb 2013 - 1:05pm