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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies at 58


Caracas: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died on Tuesday after a two-year battle with cancer, ending 14 years of tumultuous rule that made the socialist leader a hero for the poor but a hate figure

Chavez wins Venezuela election: Council


Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was re-elected on Sunday, taking 54.42 per cent of the vote as he saw off the challenge of opposition rival Henrique Capriles, the National Electoral Council said, cit

Chavez's socialist rule at risk as Venezuelans vote


Venezuelans vote on Sunday with President Hugo Chavez facing the biggest electoral challenge yet to his socialist rule from a young rival tapping into discontent over crime and cronyism.

Henrique Cap

Chavez enters election's last stretch with narrower lead


After breezing through past elections, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez entered the last week of campaigning Sunday against a rival who has gained ground in opinion polls.

The leftist leader, in powe

Venezuela’s Chavez holds 10-point lead over rival


President Hugo Chavez has a 10-point lead over challenger Henrique Capriles ahead of Venezuela's October 7 presidential vote but a potentially decisive number of voters are undecided, a poll showed Tuesday.

Venezuela's Chavez has big lead over rival: Poll


President Hugo Chavez has a more than 15-point lead on his main rival ahead of Venezuela's October presidential vote, according to the latest survey from pollster Datanalisis, released Monday.


Woman follows Hugo Chavez on Twitter, gets home

A young woman in Venezuela has been rewarded with a new home by President Hugo Chavez for becoming his 3 millionth follower on Twitter.

Natalia Valdivieso posted celebratory messages on her Twitter a

Chavez returns declaring success in fight against cancer


Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned home from Havana on Saturday, declaring success in his fight against cancer after a week in which he received what was supposed to be his last session of radi

Christ will help with my radiation therapy: Chavez


Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said in a video aired Tuesday that he believes Jesus Christ will ensure the radiation therapy he is receiving for cancer in Havana makes him healed and whole.

"It's l

Chavez to go again to Cuba for radiotherapy


Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said he will be traveling to Cuba again Saturday to undergo a third round of radiotherapy in the hope of beating his cancer diagnosed last year.

"Tomorrow night I wi

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