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Hugo Chavez Statue Decapitated As Protests Continue

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Protesters in the Venezuelan state of Táchira chopped the head off a statue of former President Hugo Chávez Wednesday and circulated the image on so...

Free Hugo Chávez Tattoos!

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.01.2013 | Latino Voices

Diehard Hugo Chávez fans who are short on cash have a new way to make a political statement. The Youth Intergration Force (FIJU, in Spanish) is o...

'Chávez, Chávez, Chávez, Chávez, Chávez...'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.19.2013 | Latino Voices

Acting Venezuelan President Maduro can’t stop saying “Hugo Chávez.” The death of Venezuela’s socialist firebrand has left a leadership vo...

Chavez's Most Memorable Moments

Posted 03.05.2013 | World

Hugo Chavez was a man of many talents: he played ball, sang songs, pulled out pistols, and got down and groovy - and that is precisely how we'll remem...

Venezuelan VP Claims Chavez's Cancer Possibly Caused By Enemy Attack

AP | Posted 05.05.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's vice president, Nicolas Maduro, says the government of President Hugo Chavez plans to expel a U.S. Embassy official ...

Castro: Chavez Doing 'Much Better'

AP | By PETER ORSI | Posted 04.06.2013 | World

HAVANA (AP) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is getting "much better" after undergoing a fourth cancer operation in December, according to the pre...

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...

Venezuela Laments Kerry's Comments On Chavez

AP | Posted 01.25.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's foreign minister has taken issue with a comment by Sen. John Kerry during his confirmation hearing as nominee for U....

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...

VP: Chavez 'Climbing The Hill'

AP | Posted 03.17.2013 | World

By The Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's vice president said Tuesday that President Hugo Chavez has been making progress in his tr...

Chavez Suffering From 'Severe' Respiratory Problem

Reuters | Daniel Wallis and Diego Ore | Posted 03.05.2013 | World

CARACAS, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is still suffering a "severe" respiratory infection that has hindered his breathing as h...

Chavez Suffers 'New Complications' Following Cancer Surgery

AP | IAN JAMES | Posted 03.01.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Hugo Chavez has suffered "new complications" following his cancer surgery in Cuba, his vice president said Sunday, describi...

Chavez Improving After Surgery, VP Says

AP | CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER | Posted 02.21.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's government said Saturday that President Hugo Chavez's condition is becoming increasingly stable as the socialis...

Hugo Chavez's Not-So-Surprising Revelation

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 02.08.2013 | World
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 Returns Home After Cuba Medical Treatment

AP | IAN JAMES | Posted 02.06.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived back home early Friday after 10 days of medical treatment in Cuba, but his failure...

Thumbprint Readers Stir Fears In Venezuelan Election

AP | JORGE RUEDA | Posted 10.05.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — With President Hugo Chavez in his tightest re-election race yet, some of his opponents are warning that the use of thumbpri...

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 Headed Back To Cuba For Cancer Treatment

AP | JORGE RUEDA | Posted 05.31.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez traveled to Cuba on Saturday for another round of cancer treatment, saying he will be in H...

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,...

'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...