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Venezuela Election 2013

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Calls Vote Audit 'A Joke'

AP | CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER | Posted 06.26.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles announced Thursday that his movement will boycott an audit of election resul...

Venezuela Accuses American Of Inciting Riots

AP | FRANK BAJAK and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN | Posted 06.25.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- A 35-year-old filmmaker from California has been arrested by Venezuelan authorities who are accusing him of fomenting postelecti...

Maduro To Be Sworn In Amid Audit Of Contested Vote

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2013 | World

By Daniel Wallis and Brian Ellsworth CARACAS, April 19 (Reuters) - Nicolas Maduro will be sworn in as Venezuela's president on Friday ...

Maduro's Leadership Questioned Mere Days After Vote

AP | ALEXANDRA OLSON and CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Nearly half Venezuela's voters don't want Nicolas Maduro in the presidential chair. He's inherited a dysfunctional economy, a de...

At Chavez's Tomb, A Quiet Place To Idolize Late President

AP | ALEXANDRA OLSON | Posted 04.14.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- The tour of the military museum that holds Hugo Chavez's remains begins like any other. A guide holding a small red placard info...

Venezuelans Choose Between Chavez Heir Or Fresh Start

AP | FRANK BAJAK and ALEXANDRA OLSON | Posted 06.14.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan electoral officials say voters have narrowly elected Hugo Chavez's hand-picked successor as president in a razor...

Maduro's Lead Shrinks

AP | ALEXANDRA OLSON | Posted 06.13.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Nicolas Maduro hopes to ride a tide of grief into Venezuela's special presidential election Sunday and win voters' endorsem...

Maduro Can Count On Chavez's Well-Greased Vote Machine

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 04.12.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Socialist party activist Rodolfo Sanchez is all nervous energy as he mounts the impossibly steep streets of his impoverished hil...

Chavez Legacy Put To The Test In Venezuelan Election

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

* Maduro faces Capriles in election on Sunday * Maduro vows to continue Chavez's socialist policies * Opposition leader ...

Venezuelan President Invokes Curse On Opposition

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2013 | World

By Andrew Cawthorne and Deisy Buitrago CARACAS, April 6 (Reuters) - Venezuelan acting President Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday a cent...

Maduro: Venezuela Opposition Are 'Heirs To Hitler'

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.30.2013 | World

Interim Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has attacked supporters of his rival in the April 14 presidential election as being the "heirs of Hitler."...

Nicolás Maduro's Upperhand As Chávez 'Heredero'

VOXXI | W. Alejandro Sanchez | Posted 03.14.2013 | Latino Voices

Following the recent demise of President Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan government has called for new presidential elections to be held on April 14, bare...

Venezuela Opposition Leader Between Rock And Hard Place

AP | JACK CHANG and E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 05.10.2013 | World

By JACK CHANG and E. EDUARDO CASTILLO, The Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- The date of elections to replace Hugo Chavez is set, and the...

Venezuela Election To Be Held April 14

AP | PAUL HAVEN and E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 05.09.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelans will vote April 14 to choose a successor to Hugo Chavez, the elections commission announced Saturday as increas...

The Key Factors That Will Determine Venezuela's Election

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2013 | World

CARACAS, March 8 (Reuters) - President Hugo Chavez's death paves the way for elections within weeks that will test whether his brand of "21st Centur...