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Venezuela's Election: A Defeat for Chavismo

Marco Vicenzino | Posted 06.15.2013 | World
Marco Vicenzino

With less than two months since President Hugo Chavez's death and barely half the votes, Maduro has no popular mandate but will undoubtedly claim one by continuing to relentlessly invoke the name of Hugo Chavez.

Meet The Underdog In Venezuela's Election

Agence France Presse | Ramon Sahmkow | Posted 06.13.2013 | World

With his baseball cap in Venezuela's colors, opposition leader Henrique Capriles is a young governor running for president for the second time in six ...

Chavez Allies Steamroll Opposition

AP | IAN JAMES and FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 02.16.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Smarting after a bruising loss in state elections, Venezuela's opposition will now be forced to reassess its strategy and r...

Venezuelan Opposition Faces Daunting Task

AP | CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER | Posted 12.09.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — A veteran of Venezuela's long-suffering political opposition compared Sunday's presidential election to a soccer game playe...

Chavez Ducks Questions On Election Eve

AP | Posted 10.07.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez held an impromptu news conference for international media Saturday on the eve of what is expect...

Washington Doesn't Like Democratic Elections in Venezuela, Because of the Result

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 12.05.2012 | World
Mark Weisbrot

The U.S. foreign policy establishment (which includes most of the media) seethes with contempt for Venezuela's democratic process. But Venezuela is part of a "Latin American Spring."

Jewish Group: Chavez Foe A Target Of Anti-Semitism

AP | CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER | Posted 04.18.2012 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela — Prominent Jewish groups urged President Hugo Chavez on Friday to prevent what they called anti-Semitic attacks on the oppos...

Groups: Chavez Foe Victim Of Anti-Semitism

Reuters | Posted 04.18.2012 | World

By Andrew Cawthorne CARACAS, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Two prominent U.S.-based Jewish organizations condemned on Friday as anti-Semitism a w...