The death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday left a large void in the leftist leadership of Latin America and raised questions about whether the oil largesse he generously spread through the region would continue.
Venezuela’s oil production is poised to reverse a dramatic decline that has seen exports fall by nearly half during Hugo Chavez’s time as president.
While the death of Venezuela's stridently anti-American President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday raised hopes in Washington for better US-Venezuela relations, the Obama administration reacted cautiously as it weighed the prospects for a diplomatic thaw.
Grieving and stunned supporters of deceased Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez took to the streets on Tuesday weeping, chanting slogans and vowing to continue their hero's revolution.
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At two defining moments of his rule, Venezuela's theatrical leader Hugo Chavez took a small silver crucifix from his pocket and held it above his head.
Venezuelan vice president Nicolas Maduro will take over as interim president and an election will be called within 30 days, the country's foreign minister said on Tuesday, after Hugo Chavez's death.
The former paratroop commander and fiery populist, President Hugo Chavez, waged continual battle for his socialist ideals and outsmarted his rivals time and again, defeating a coup attempt, winning re-election three times and using his country's vast oil wealth to his political advantage. US treads cautiously after death of Chavez
Venezuela's cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez is suffering from a "new and severe" infection that has worsened his breathing, the information minister said late yesterday.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is still in charge and mulling political, social and economic policies even as he receives a new round of chemotherapy, his vice president said on Saturday.
A 25-year-old man died Saturday of injuries suffered in a nightclub fire, bringing the death toll in the tragedy to 240, hospital officials said.
Venezuela's ailing President Hugo Chavez has been undergoing "tougher" new treatment for cancer including chemotherapy at the military hospital where he has been for the last two weeks, his vice-president said.
Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Thursday that President Hugo Chavez was fighting for his life in a Caracas military hospital, 10 days after returning from cancer treatment in Cuba.