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Venezuela Postpones Chavez Inauguration

Reuters | Brian Ellsworth and Diego Ore | Posted 03.10.2013 | Home

* Chavez not heard from since Dec. 11 cancer surgery * Opposition accuses government of violating constitution By Brian ...

U.S. Denies Meddling In Chavez Transition

Agence France Presse | | Posted 03.05.2013 | Home

The United States on Thursday denied that it is meddling in a possible transition process in Venezuela amid growing demands for news about the health ...

Hugo Chavez Health Rumors Swirl Online

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Rumors are swirling online and in Latin American news media, that Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez faces a grave threat to his health, after a Spanis...

Chavez's Cancer Surgery Leaves Cuba On Razor's Edge

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2013 | Home

By Marc Frank HAVANA, Dec 18 (Reuters) - As Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez recovers in Havana from his fourth cancer operation, Cub...

Sean Penn Supports Hugo Chavez At Vigil

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

Actor Sean Penn lent his support to Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez while in Bolivia, saying that the cancer-stricken leader is "one of the most impo...

Chavez Undergoing 'Very Delicate Operation'

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2013 | Home

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's Hugo Chavez underwent surgery in Cuba on Tuesday for a cancer recurrence that has thrown his presidency into jeopardy ...

Hugo Chavez's Not-So-Surprising Revelation

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 02.08.2013 | Home
Joel D. Hirst

Time will guide what happens next, but for now Hugo Chavez's impending demise is a political tsunami that will lap the shores of almost every country in the region. It will effectively signal the end of an era. The question remains, "To whom will South America belong after Chavez?"

Chavez Back in Cuba for More Cancer Treatments

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 01.28.2013 | Home
Yoani Sanchez

Not a single word filters out, not one doctor dares to bear witness, not one revelation escapes through the media. Nevertheless, there's a feeling of nervousness in the air.

Chavez Back In Cuba For Medical Treatment

Reuters | Posted 01.28.2013 | Home

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 | Home

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

Cancer Can't Stop 'Virtual' Chavez

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2012 | Home

By Andrew Cawthorne CARACAS, June 5 (Reuters) - Hugo Chavez's voice booms out from loudspeakers singing the Venezuelan national anthem...

Venezuela Denies President Died In Cuba

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2012 | Home

By Anthony Boadle CARACAS, April 23 (Reuters) - Officials in President Hugo Chavez's government denied rumors that the leftist leader ...

Chavez's Tumor Cancerous, Health Questions Linger

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2012 | Home

By Andrew Cawthorne and Eyanir Chinea CARACAS, March 4 (Reuters) - President Hugo Chavez said he will need radiation treatment for can...

World Leaders Fight Cancer

Posted 04.23.2012 | Home

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 | Home

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

Cancer In Latin America: Diagnoses Of Regional Leaders Highlight Growing Problem

The Huffington Post | Ray Sanchez | Posted 12.28.2011 | Latino Voices

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's thyroid cancer makes her the latest in a series of Latin American leaders to be diagnosed with cancer -- a re...

Hugo Chavez's Life and Death Battle

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 01.22.2012 | Home
Joel D. Hirst

On October 20th President Hugo Chavez declared himself free of cancer, however reports filtering out of Venezuela tell a different story regarding the physical condition of the bombastic president.

Hugo Chavez Says He'll Beat Cancer

Posted 10.30.2011 | Home

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez predicted Monday that he'll beat cancer now that he is undergoing a third round of chemoth...

Hugo Chavez Says He Never Felt Healthier

Posted 10.17.2011 | Home

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday that he's improving after undergoing a second round of chemotherapy in Cuba ...

WATCH: Hugo Chavez Works Up A Sweat In New Fitness Video

Posted 10.01.2011 | Home

"Healthy government, healthy body, healthy mind." According to Hugo Chavez, that's the message of a newly-released government video that shows the...

Happy 57th Birthday, Hugh Chavez!

AP/The Huffington Post | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 09.27.2011 | Home

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez celebrated his 57th birthday Thursday vowing to overcome cancer and remain in power for tw...

A Look Back At 12 Years Of Hugo Chavez

GlobalPost | John Otis | Posted 09.18.2011 | Home

CARACAS, Venezuela — With President Hugo Chavez on the mend from cancer surgery, Venezuelans are debating whether he will be strong enough to campai...

Hugo Chavez Hands Over Some Powers To VP

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 09.15.2011 | Home

Just one day after he announced his return to Cuba to undergo another phase of cancer treatment, Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez delegated select pow...

Hugo Chavez Will Go To Cuba For Chemotherapy

Posted 09.14.2011 | Home

(Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Friday he would return to ally Cuba for chemotherapy, raising doubts about his fitness to fight f...

Chavez Admits Chemotherapy, Other Medical Methods Required In Treatment

Posted 09.12.2011 | Home

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez acknowledged for the first time on Wednesday he may need radiotherapy or chemotherapy for cancer ...