Tag: <span>Hugo Chavez</span>

Venezuela Keeps In Contact With Carlos The Jackal, Officials Say

Today in Latin America Top Story — Venezuelan Foreign Minister Nicolás Maduro said that his government provides permanent support to convicted terrorist Carlos the Jackal, who is serving a life […] Read More >

U.S. Sanctions Venezuelan Officials For Alleged FARC Ties

Today in Latin America Top Story — The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added four Venezuelan government officials close to President Hugo Chávez to its its drug “kingpin” list, […] Read More >

Hugo Chávez’s Third Round Of Chemotherapy Will Be In Venezuela

President Hugo Chávez will continue his chemotherapy in Venezuela, working with a team of Cuban and Venezuelan doctors, state media reported Saturday. The Venezuelan leader’s third round of chemotherapy will […] Read More >

Chávez Says Venezuela Only Recognizes Gaddafi Gov In Libya

Today in Latin America Top Story— Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said on Tuesday that Venezuela will continue to recognize Muammar Gaddafi as the leader of Libya and will not recognize […] Read More >

Venezuela Holds FARC Extradition After Asylum Request

Today in Latin America Top Story — Venezuela’s handover of a senior member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) is on hold after the man requested asylum. Guillermo […] Read More >

Venezuela’s Chávez Shaves Head Before Second Round Of Chemotherapy

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said Wednesday that his second round of chemotherapy treatment will begin soon and that he expects to become bald within days due to his cancer treatment. Chávez, […] Read More >

Venezuela’s Chávez Celebrates Birthday; Claims To Feel Like A “Phoenix”

Top Story — Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez celebrated his 57th birthday on Thursday, claiming to feel “like the phoenix” as he battles cancer.  Speaking to Venezuelan state television, Chávez declared […] Read More >

Humala Sworn In As Peru’s New President; Promises Growth Will Include Poor

Peru swore in Ollanta Humala as the country’s new president Thursday, succeeding outgoing president Alán García. Humala, a former lieutenant colonel in the Peruvian army, campaigned on a platform of […] Read More >

Venezuela’s Chávez Plans For 2012 Re-election Bid

Top Story — In a newspaper interview published on Sunday, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said that he will seek another six year term as president of the Andean nation despite […] Read More >

Se agotan los fondos de Venezuela para partidarios de Hugo Chávez en el Sur del Bronx

NEW YORK—En el Sur del Bronx hay quienes tienen afiches del Presidente de Venezuela guindando en la sala de su casa; como si se tratara de un familiar o de […] Read More >