Tag: <span>Venezuelan Elections</span>

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 >

Chávez Celebrates 12 Years In Power; Prepares For 2012 Elections

Today in Latin America Top Story — Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez celebrated 12 years in power Wednesday and asked his supporters continue with the country’s socialist revolution. Chávez, who admitted that […] Read More >

Hugo Chávez Won’t Give Up Decree Powers In Venezuela

Today in Latin America Top Story — Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said Thursday he won’t relinquish special legislative powers, which he hinted he might do earlier this week. Facing a […] Read More >

Venezuela Holds Regional Elections Sunday; Chávez Foe Wins Maracaibo

Today in Latin America Top Story — Venezuelans went to the polls Sunday to elect 11 mayors and two state governors, with an opposition candidate claiming the biggest prize by […] Read More >

UPDATE: Chávez’s Allies Win Majority Of Seats, But Opponents Gain Spots

Allies of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez won the majority of races in Sunday’s general elections, but the opposition won enough to secure one-third of the National Assembly seats needed to […] Read More >

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez at a rally on Thursday.

Venezuela Votes In General Election; Both Sides Claiming Victory As Polls Close

Today in Latin America Top Story — Shortly after polls closed Sunday night in Venezuela, the country’s ruling party claimed victory in the legislative elections. Leaders from the United Socialist Party […] Read More >