Monday, December 16, 2019

Tag: Venezuela

Fidel Castro Makes Public Rare Appearance to...

Cuban former head of state Fidel Castro made a rare appearance in Havana to cast his vote in the country's parliamentary polls Sunday, taking time...

Venezuela Dissent, Plots Seen as Chavez Battles...

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has overcome a recent respiratory infection, but his battle against cancer continues. Chavez has been in Cuba receiving medical treatment...

Hugo Chávez Supporters Stage Inauguration Day Rally...

The day was scheduled for an inaugural celebration. It could easily have become an occasion for mourning, possibly even a day of conflict. Instead...

Venezuela in Crisis as Chavez Presidency in...

Venezuela is in a state of crisis as the Jan. 10 inauguration date for President Hugo Chavez approaches. As Chavez recovers from cancer surgery in...

Afro-Cuban Priests Prescribe Santeria for Hugo Chavez

A body of top Afro-Cuban priests recommended Wednesday that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez seek their help as he recovers from his fourth recent cancer-related...

As VP Maduro Visits Chavez in Cuba,...

While Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was visited in Cuba by his vice president, Nicolas Maduro, and his prosecutor general, Cilia Flores, the streets and...

Hugo Chavez Recovery Slowed by a Respiratory...

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's goal of getting back to Venezuela after his cancer surgery in Cuba in time for his Jan. 10 inauguration has...

Hugo Chavez Ruling Party Sweeps State Elections...

Even with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez out of the country because of cancer surgery in Cuba, his Socialist Party still scored big wins in...

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Recovers After Surgery...

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was recovering in Cuba on Tuesday after an operation targeting an aggressive cancer that has defied multiple treatments and has...

Venezuelans Face the Possibility of Life without...

With Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's announcement Saturday that he had to return to Cuba to treat the return of his pelvic cancer, the people...

Hugo Chavez Chooses Successor Before Third Cancer...

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has returned to Cuba, where he will undergo his third cancer surgery, just months after winning his fourth term as...

Hugo Chavez Heading Back To Cuba For...

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will seek medical treatment in Cuba this week, according to a request submitted to the country’s legislature. Chavez, 58, has...

With Hugo Chavez’s Health in Question, He...

With concerns about the long-term health of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, the world is turning its attention to his best friend and new Vice...

Cuba’s Role in Bringing Warring Colombian Factions...

President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia this week announced that negotiations will soon begin between Colombia and its principal enemy, the Revolutionary Armed Forces...

Curacao is Heating Up as a Caribbean...

The 'ABC Islands', Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao, are the westernmost islands of the Leeward Antilles chain of the Caribbean. They are actually so close...

Hugo Chavez Defends Obama Against Romney Attack

As Republican challenger Mitt Romney pounced on President Obama for saying that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez did not pose a threat to U.S. national...

Venezuelans Begin to Ponder Life After Hugo...

In Venezuela, people are beginning to talk about what was once unthinkable: Just who could succeed the all-powerful President Hugo Chavez? He has been battling...

Venezuela Plans $40 Million Investment In Cuban...

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s national oil company will join in exploratory drilling for crude in deep waters off Cuba, the company’s president said Thursday. State-run...

Despite Reports of His Being Near-Death, Hugo...

CARACAS – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Monday went to formally register as a candidate for reelection in the Oct. 7 vote aboard a...

Dan Rather Says Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s...

Citing “a highly respected source close to Chavez,” Dan Rather says the leftist head of state has metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma, an aggressive form of cancer...

Haitian Government Pays Mothers Who Send Children...

The Haitian government is implementing a new program to reward mothers with cash who keep their children in school. Furthermore, the payments will be...