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Hugo Chavez Health

Protesters Demand Chavez Health Details

AP | CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER | Posted 05.03.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Venezuela's capital on Sunday, demanding the government provide complete deta...

Another Hugo Chavez Health Setback

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2013 | World

CARACAS, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Venezuela's cancer-stricken president, Hugo Chavez, is still suffering respiratory problems after his operation in Cuba ...

Hugo Chavez Returns Home

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ and IAN JAMES | Posted 04.20.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chavez returned to Venezuela on Monday after more than two months of treatment in Cuba following cancer surg...

Hugo Chavez Clears Serious Health Hurdle

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2013 | World

SANTIAGO, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has overcome a serious respiratory infection, but is still being treated for breathing...

Venezuelan VP: Chavez Actively Involved In Policy Decisions

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2013 | World

CARACAS, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is in his "best moment" since undergoing cancer surgery in Cuba 45 days ago, the vice p...

Absent But Omnipresent

AP | IAN JAMES | Posted 03.26.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — While Venezuela's sick president recuperates from surgery behind closed doors in Cuba, at home he is more visible than ever...

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...

Food Shortages Reveal Vulnerability During Chavez Absence


CARACAS, Venezuela — Mireya Bustamante spent most of the day trying in vain to find flour to bake a birthday cake for her 4-year-old son. Like ...

Venezuela Postpones Chavez Inauguration

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

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

In The U.S., Venezuelans Await Chavez's Fate

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 01.04.2013 | Latino Voices

MIAMI -- Gilda Sollami left Venezuela five years ago, but her ties to the South American country remain so strong she traveled there in October to vot...

What If Chavez Misses Jan. 10 Inauguration?

AP | CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER and IAN JAMES | Posted 03.05.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chavez is due to be sworn in for a new term in less than a week and his closest allies still aren't saying w...

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 Sp...

Update On Chavez's Health Leaves Doubts

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 ...

New Questions About Chavez's Health

AP | MARCO SIBAJA | Posted 02.05.2013 | World

BRASILIA, Brazil — An official in the Brazilian Foreign Ministry is hinting Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez will not attend a Mercosur trade bloc ...

Hugo Chavez's Life and Death Battle

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 01.22.2012 | World
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.

Chavez Denies Health Setback, Jokes In Front Of Cameras

AP | IAN JAMES | Posted 11.29.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez tossed a softball overhand with gusto Thursday, said his latest medical checks have been s...