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Maduro Granted 'Emergency Decree Powers'

AP | JORGE RUEDA | Posted 11.21.2013 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan congress granted President Nicolas Maduro emergency decree powers Tuesday that will strengthen the embattle...

Not A Halloween Stunt: Chavez Face 'Appears In Caracas Subway,' Prez Says

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Hugo Chavez may have died in March, but his successor says the comandante is still around -- most recently in an image of his face that appeared on a ...

Venezuela: Snowden Needs World's Protection

Reuters | Posted 08.31.2013 | World

By Alissa de Carbonnel and Alexei Anishchuk MOSCOW, July 2 (Reuters) - Several countries on Tuesday spurned asylum requests from Edwar...

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Says He'll Run To Replace Hugo Chavez

AP | VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 05.10.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles on Sunday launched what many consider a doomed candidacy to replace Hugo Cha...

Debate Gets Heated Over Venezuela's Constitution

AP | Posted 03.11.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's congress has voted to postpone the inauguration of President Hugo Chavez, which was scheduled for Thursday, to ...

Chavez's Victory Tightest Race Yet

AP | IAN JAMES and FRANK BAJAK | Posted 12.08.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — During his re-election campaign, President Hugo Chavez promised to deepen the "21st century socialism" that has meant an ev...

Venezuelan Elections Heat Up

AP | IAN JAMES | Posted 07.02.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's presidential campaign officially began Sunday with President Hugo Chavez and opposition leader Henrique Capriles ral...

Chavez's Electoral Hopes Unaffected By Cancer

AP | IAN JAMES | Posted 04.12.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- With less than six months left until Election Day, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has hardly hit the campaign trail. Instead, ...

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,...

Is Chavez Sacrificing Care For Privacy?

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 04.25.2012 | World

SAO PAULO (AP) — As Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba Friday for surgery to remove a possibly cancerous growth, top doctors say he coul...

Chavez's Cancer Revelation Rattles Venezuela

AP | By IAN JAMES | Posted 09.01.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- President Hugo Chavez's disclosure that he is being treated for cancer is raising questions about whether he will be able to run...

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 i...