Tag: <span>Hugo Chavez</span>

House Committee Votes To Stop Funding OAS

Today in Latin America Top Story — The House Foreign Affairs Committee voted Wednesday to end its funding of the Organization of American States (OAS), with Republicans claiming the regional […] Read More >

Chávez Returns To Cuba For Chemotherapy Treatment

Today in Latin America Top Story— Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez headed back to Cuba over the weekend to receive chemotherapy treatment in his ongoing battle with cancer. Chávez, who has […] Read More >

Venezuelan Funds Dry Up For Hugo Chávez Supporters In New York

NEW YORK— The South Bronx’s unlikely romance with Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez had a memorable foundational moment. It was in 2005, when Chávez traveled to New York to speak at […] Read More >

Hugo Chávez Heads Back To Cuba For Cancer Treatment; Delegates Some Authority

Venezuela’s National Assembly approved unanimously on Saturday a request from President Hugo Chávez to return to Cuba for chemotherapy for an unspecified period, in follow up treatment for a cancerous […] Read More >

Hugo Chávez To Receive Cancer Treatment In Brazil

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez will travel to Brazil for cancer treatment, according to Brazilian daily A Folha de São Paulo. The newspaper did not cite sources, but a Brazilian government […] Read More >

Hugo Chávez May Need Chemotherapy To Treat Cancer

Today in Latin America Top Story — Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said Wednesday that he may need radiation or chemotherapy to treat the cancerous tumor removed in Cuba last month […] Read More >

Cable Reveals Corruption & Mistreatment Of Cuban Doctors Working In Venezuela

Cuban doctors working in poor regions of Venezuela face miserable working conditions, inadequate medical supplies and the fear of constantly being monitored by co-workers, according to a leaked U.S. diplomatic […] Read More >

Peru’s Humala Visits U.S. To Meet With Hillary Clinton; Possibly With Obama

Peruvian President-elect Ollanta Humala is one his way to the United States for a number of  high-profile meetings Wednesday in Washington D.C. In his first trip to the U.S. since […] Read More >

Chávez Returns To Venezuela; No New Details About His Cancer

 Today in Latin America Top Story –Hugo Chávez surprised nearly everyone by returning to Venezuela early Monday morning, after spending nearly a month in Cuba convalescing from surgery to remove […] Read More >

Hugo Chávez Says Doctors Removed Cancerous Tumor; No Word On Return To Venezuela

Today in Latin America Top Story — Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez announced last night on state-run television that doctors had removed a cancerous tumor while in Cuba. Chávez said the […] Read More >