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Hugo Chavez Cancer Treatment

LOOK: A Timeline Of Hugo Chavez's Battle With Cancer

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 02.15.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has undergone surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatment since June 2011 for an undisclo...

Not So Fast. Castro's Optimistic Remarks On Chavez's Health Toned Down

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2013 | World

By Jeff Franks HAVANA, Feb 12 (Reuters) - More than a week after former leader Fidel Castro was quoted in Cuban media as saying Venez...

Chavez's Best Moment?

AP | Posted 04.05.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's military chief says President Hugo Chavez is experiencing "his best moment" following cancer-related surgery in...

Chavez Sends A Letter

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 03.30.2013 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Venezuela's vice president read a letter from Hugo Chavez at a summit in Chile Monday, exhorting the region's leaders to show ...

Chavez's Health Mystery Puzzles Venezuelans

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2013 | World

By Andrew Cawthorne CARACAS, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Venezuela's bespectacled and shaven-headed information minister stands solemnly at the...

Is Chavez Returning Home?

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 03.23.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's top diplomat said Monday that he shared jokes and laughed together with President Hugo Chavez during a meeting ...

Venezuela VP Delivers State-Of-The-Nation Address

AP | IAN JAMES and VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 03.17.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro took the place of ailing President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday by delivering a short sp...

Govt: Chavez To Miss Inauguration

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 03.10.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan lawmakers voted on Tuesday to postpone the inauguration of ailing President Hugo Chavez for his new term, prompt...

Venezuelans Pray As Chavez's Health Deteriorates

AP | JORGE RUEDA and IAN JAMES | Posted 03.03.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Supporters and opponents of President Hugo Chavez alike nervously welcomed the new year Tuesday, left on edge by shifting s...

Chavez Up, Walking Says VP, But Doubts Persist

AP | ALEXANDRA OLSON | Posted 02.24.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Vice President Nicolas Maduro surprised Venezuelans with a Christmas Eve announcement that President Hugo Chavez is up and ...

Chavez Back In Cuba For Medical Treatment

Reuters | Posted 01.28.2013 | World

HAVANA, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Hugo Chavez arrived in Havana on Wednesday morning to undergo "oxygenation treatment," Cuban state newspaper Granma said ...

'The Bolivarian Hurricane Is Back!'

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2012 | World

By Daniel Wallis BARCELONA, Venezuela, July 13 (Reuters) - Hailing his rebound from cancer as a "miracle" and firing up his supporters...

Chavez Sings, Dances And Gives Marathon Speech In Campaign Launch

AP | IAN JAMES | Posted 08.12.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has presented his country with a plan to deepen his push for socialism and entrench his movemen...

Chavez Returns Home

AP | CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER | Posted 07.12.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned home Friday after 11 days of cancer treatment in Cuba, saying his latest round of radi...

Chavez Describes Radiation Therapy As 'Rough'

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 06.23.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez reappeared on television Monday after an eight-day silence, scoffing at rumors that his he...

'I'm Clinging To Life'

AP | By JORGE RUEDA | Posted 06.05.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez attended Mass with family Thursday after returning from his latest round of radiation ther...

Chavez Tweets He's Coming Home

AP | IAN JAMES | Posted 05.16.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned home Friday nearly three weeks after undergoing cancer surgery in Cuba, saying he...

Hugo Chavez Coming Home To Venezuela

AP | IAN JAMES | Posted 05.11.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Sunday that he plans to return home this week from Cuba and has been recovering smoot...

Chavez Recovering From Cancer Surgery

AP | CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER | Posted 05.02.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chavez said Friday he's recovering quickly from tumor surgery in Cuba, and the first photographs of the Vene...

Chavez: 'We're Here In Battle'

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made his first live communication with his country's news media in nearly a week Thursday,...

Is Chavez Sacrificing Care For Privacy?

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 04.25.2012 | World

SAO PAULO (AP) — As Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba Friday for surgery to remove a possibly cancerous growth, top doctors say he coul...

'I Will Live! I Will Live!'

AP | VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 04.24.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — For someone who's ill, President Hugo Chavez didn't show it Thursday as he launched into full-blown campaign mode on his l...

World Leaders Fight Cancer

Posted 04.23.2012 | World

As Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announces that he is returning to Cuba for cancer treatment, HuffPost World takes a look at other world leaders wh...

Cancer Announcement Rocks Presidential Campaign

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2012 | World

By Andrew Cawthorne and Daniel Wallis CARACAS, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's imminent departure for more cance...

Chavez Faces New Cancer Surgery

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 04.22.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Hugo Chavez has never been one to share decision-making authority. Now, the voluble socialist strongman and acer...