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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...

Chávez Congratulates Raúl Castro On Re-election

AP | Posted 02.25.2013 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has sent a message to Raul Castro, congratulating him for his re-election as Cuba's president. ...

After 2 Months, Still No Sign Of Hugo

AP | JORGE RUEDA | Posted 04.12.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Two months have passed since Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez climbed the stairs of the presidential jet, blew kisses to hi...

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...

Venezuela VP Delivers State-Of-The-Nation Address

AP | IAN JAMES and VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 03.17.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro took the place of ailing President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday by delivering a short sp...

Venezuelan VP To Travel To Cuba See Chavez, Family

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 03.13.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's vice president flew to Cuba on Friday to visit the ailing Hugo Chavez and his family, while the leaders of Arge...

VP: Chavez Can Be Sworn In By Court

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ and IAN JAMES | Posted 03.07.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Allies of cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez on Saturday chose to keep the same National Assembly president – a ma...

Hugo Chavez Health Rumors Swirl Online

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Rumors are swirling online and in Latin American news media, that Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez faces a grave threat to his health, after a Sp...

Chavez Delegates Some Duties To VP

AP | Posted 12.27.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Hugo Chavez has delegated some administrative responsibilities to Venezuela's vice president, allowing his close confidant to ma...

Fidel Castro Meets With Chavez After Cancer Surgery

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 12.16.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- President Hugo Chavez is in full control of his mental faculties and has been talking with his children and getting daily visits...

Chavez Heads To Cuba For Critical Cancer Surgery

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 02.09.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's cancer relapse and his sudden announcement that he will undergo a fourth cancer-related ...

Chavez Back In Cuba For Medical Treatment

Reuters | Posted 01.28.2013 | World

HAVANA, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Hugo Chavez arrived in Havana on Wednesday morning to undergo "oxygenation treatment," Cuban state newspaper Granma said ...

Chavez Heading To Cuba For More Treatment

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 01.27.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced plans to travel to Cuba as early as Tuesday for more medical treatment after spe...

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 Going To Cuba To Continue The Battle For Life'

AP | JORGE RUEDA | Posted 04.09.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flew back to Cuba late Saturday for another round of radiation therapy, telling his countrymen ...

'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 Back In Venezuela After Radiation Therapy

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 05.29.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — A new poll finds that more than 44 percent of respondents in Venezuela say they would vote for President Hugo Chavez, givin...

Chavez Arrives In Cuba For Radiation Therapy

AP | IAN JAMES | Posted 05.25.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Sunday that he has begun radiation therapy in Cuba as part of cancer treatment one mo...

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,...

Chavez Takes Urgent Trip To Cuba

AP | By PETER ORSI and VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 04.26.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's military high command reaffirmed its loyalty to President Hugo Chavez on Saturday in a public show of support a day ...