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My Exclusive Conversation With President Hugo Chavez (VIDEO)

Tavis Smiley | Posted 03.05.2013 | Media
Tavis Smiley


Goodbye Chavez, America Never Knew You

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.05.2013 | World
Howard Steven Friedman

As Chavez is now laid to rest, the one thing I am certain of is that the mainstream American media will once again fail to accurately and fairly capture the positives and negatives of this complicated leader.

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...

WATCH: The Show That Keeps Venezuelans Laughing

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.04.2013 | Latino Voices

Venezuela may well have the hemisphere’s most contentious politics, but this show keeps them laughing. The Miami Herald published a report on “...

The Keystone XL Pipeline, Terrorism and Our National Security

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 04.20.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Are we helping to fund a future danger on our northern border, and will the revenues generated by the Keystone Pipeline help to create a condition deeply adversarial to our national security?

LOOK: A Timeline Of Hugo Chavez's Battle With Cancer | Posted 02.15.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has undergone surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatment since June 2011 for an undisclo...

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...

Maduro Is No Chávez, for Now

Javier Corrales | Posted 02.11.2013 | World
Javier Corrales

After much speculation, President Hugo Chávez announced that he now had a person in mind to succeed him -- Nicolás Maduro, the minister of foreign affairs who was elevated to vice president in October. So who is Maduro, and will he ever command the loyalty of chavistas?

Hugo Chavez: More Vulnerable Than Ever

Diego Arria | Posted 01.16.2013 | World
Diego Arria

The true picture of Venezuela today is the polar opposite of Chavez's fantasies. His regime has never looked so vulnerable and the opposition has never looked so strong. As we ready ourselves for the next set of challenges the December 16 elections are the next opportunity to remind the world that Chavez is far from invincible.

Everything You Need To Know About Venezuela's Election on Sunday

Posted 10.06.2012 | World

The Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's presidential election pits incumbent Hugo Chavez against challenger Henrique Capriles. Sunday's...

Chavez Throws Obama Some 'Love'

Shirin Barghi | Posted 09.06.2012 | World

Beneath the blistering anti-American rhetoric and typical tough guy act, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez seems to have nursed a soft spot for America...

Venezuela Arrests U.S. Captain

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2012 | World

By Paulo Prada CARACAS, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Venezuelan authorities have arrested the American captain of a U.S.-flagged cargo ship afte...

As Chavez Confronts Cancer, VP Proves Faithful Ally

Posted 10.15.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Gripping a microphone, the vice president had a moment to shine as he stood in for President Hugo Chavez and welcomed hundr...

Hugo Chavez Joins Twitter: See His First Tweet (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: 4.28.10 -- It's official: Chavez has sent out his first tweet. The tweet, which went out just after midnight, said, according to the AP, which...

Chavez Aids Antigua After Stanford Fraud Scandal

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The tiny Caribbean state of Antigua and Barbuda, still reeling from the fraud scandal surrounding Texas billionaire Allen Stanford, on Thursday found ...

Behind President Hugo Chavez (AUDIO)

Worldfocus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Venezuelans recently voted for a referendum to end term limits, which could potentially extend President Hugo Chávez's term indefinitely. Chávez is ...

'Invincible' Chavez Deserted By Many Supporters In Venezuelan Elections

New York Times | SIMON ROMERO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From the hardened slums of this city to some of Venezuela's most populous and economically important states, many of President Hugo Chávez's supporte...