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Venezuela Elections 2013

Brazil Should Stand Firm Against U.S.-Led Campaign to Undermine Venezuelan Elections

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 12.06.2015 | World
Mark Weisbrot

Washington has been trying to get rid of the Venezuelan government for more than 13 years, going back to the failed military coup of 2002. There is something sinister going on here.

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 ...

Defeated Capriles Condemns Violent Protests

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2013 | World

By Daniel Wallis and Enrique Andres Pretel CARACAS, April 17 (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles distanced hims...

Death Toll At 7 In Venezuela Post-Election Clashes

AP | Associated Press | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Violent protests have broken out in the provincial capital of the home state of the late President Hugo Chavez. Police have...

Venezuelan Presidential Candidate's Twitter Account Hacked

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.14.2013 | World

The Associated Press / The Huffington Post CARACAS, Venezuela (AP/The Huffington Post) -- The Twitter account of Venezuela governing party candidat...

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...

Meet The Underdog In Venezuela's Election

Agence France Presse | Ramon Sahmkow | Posted 06.13.2013 | World

With his baseball cap in Venezuela's colors, opposition leader Henrique Capriles is a young governor running for president for the second time in six ...

Venezuela Holds First Vote Post-Chavez

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 04.12.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Just over a month after Hugo Chavez succumbed to cancer, Venezuelans vote Sunday to replace the firebrand socialist president w...

Brazilian Beef, Colombian Coffee, and The Venezuelan Election

AP | JAMES ANDERSON | Posted 04.10.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelans complain that what goes into their Sunday dinner plate comes from abroad: Steak, from Brazil; plantains, the Dominic...

Venezuela Election Heats Up In Final Weeks

AP | CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER | Posted 05.29.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — It's Holy Week in Venezuela, a time when millions traditionally take a welcome pause from work and politics to go on vacati...

Post-Chavez Venezuela Faces Dire Problems

AP | JACK CHANG and E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 05.15.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — The road from the military academy where Hugo Chavez's body has been lying in state to the hilltop museum where he'll be di...

Venezuela: U.S. 'Far Right' Plans To Kill Opposition Leader

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2013 | World

By Daniel Wallis and Andrew Cawthorne CARACAS, March 13 (Reuters) - Venezuela's acting president said on Wednesday that "far right" fi...

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...

Maduro Will Be Interim President Until New Elections, FM Says

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ and FRANK BAJAK | Posted 05.05.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Some in anguish, some in fear, Venezuelans raced for home and stocked up on food and water Tuesday after the government ann...