Hugo Chavez is 'gaining strength,' says VP Nicolas Maduro
Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's ailing leader, is preparing to enter a 'second stage of recovery,' according to Maduro.
Where is the worst place for abortions?
On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, GlobalPost looks at abortion rights around the world.
Hugo Chavez, 1954 - 2013: A look back through the years (PHOTOS)
A look through the years at Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez.
Latin America takes action to decriminalize abortion
Roe v. Wade provides framework for progressing past restrictive laws.
Hugo Chavez appears to be making a recovery, says Venezuelan government
Venezuela's president has struggled to recover from cancer surgery in Cuba.
Venezuelan leaders meet with Cuba's Raul Castro in Havana
Venezuela's senior leaders are in Cuba to visit President Hugo Chavez, who remains in critical condition after his latest cancer operation.
Hugo Chavez brother says he's not in a coma
Adnan Chavez, the brother of Hugo Chavez, says he's not in a coma and urged Venezuelans not to believe in rumors.
Chavez lived, Chavez lives and Chavez will live
Venezuela's president may be on his way out, but the government is working hard to ensure that his legacy lives on.
Venezuela: Thousands rally to support Chavez
Venezuela's Hugo Chavez has the support of thousands chanting outside his presidential palace.
Hugo Chavez ceremony delay fine with Venezuela Supreme Court
Ailing President Hugo Chavez can be sworn in later, Venezuela Supreme Court says.
Hugo Chavez to miss swearing-in ceremony in Venezuela
President Hugo Chavez, recovering from cancer surgery in Cuba, is unable to take Venezuela's oath of office.
Terror is lapping at Latin America’s shores, according to some US conservatives
An on-again-off-again US official is now in the private sector, peddling documents he says proves Iran and Venezuela are in dangerous collaboration.
Diosdado Cabello: Chavez's potential replacement?
Diosdado Cabello, a Hugo Chavez ally who was re-elected leader of Venezuela's National Assembly, could be a stand-in for the ailing leader.
Vittorio Missoni, Italian fashion mogul, missing near Venezuela
Airplane carrying head of Missoni fashion house goes missing off coast of Venezuela.
Chavez can be sworn in by Supreme Court: Venezuela VP
Venezuela's VP has said that Chavez can be sworn in as president by the Supreme Court if he is unable to attend the inauguration.
Venezuela: National Assembly to meet, make decisions on Chavez inauguration
At issue: Can President Hugo Chavez be sworn in next week for another term?
Is Venezuela harboring Hezbollah?
American conservatives warn of militant Islam's spread in Latin America. But their claims are hard to prove.
Chatter: Hugo Chavez battling severe lung infection
Venezuela's president suffers "complications" brought on by a lung infection, the Pakistani schoolgirl activist shot by the Taliban is discharged from hospital, and an Iranian man's hairy eyeball.
Venezuela on the verge of crisis over Chavez’s health
Analysis: As the Venezuelan president battles complications after a cancer operation in Cuba, politicians look poised to fill the power void.
Washington’s thinking about Hugo Chavez
As rumors swirl over Chavez's health, US State Department spokeswoman says Washington wants to see a fair Venezuelan transition, and denies any US meddling.
Spanish newspaper ABC says Hugo Chavez in induced coma, on life support; Maduro affirms president's 'strength' (VIDEO)
Venezuela's VP challenged rumors about Chavez's health, while GlobalPost's correspondent in Havana said the truth about the ailing president's condition is unclear.
Venezuela cancels public NYE parties, urges people to pray for Chavez
Public New Year's Eve celebrations have been called off in Venezuela as Hugo Chavez struggles to recover from a cancer operation in Cuba.
Hugo Chavez suffers 'new complications' after latest cancer surgery
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has suffered "new complications" after a cancer operation in Cuba.
Venezuela deports alleged French agent over Hugo Chavez assassination plot
An alleged French agent jailed over a plot to kill Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in 2009 was deported to France on Saturday.
Chavez visited by Venezuela vice-president in Cuba
Venezuela's vice-president arrived in Cuba early Saturday to visit President Hugo Chavez, who is recovering from a recent cancer surgery.
2,012 words of 2012
Here are the buzzwords, the keywords, or just plain words, that were uttered time and again in 2012. This was an absurd amount of work. So please click on it.
After Sandy Hook, Latin America wags a finger at gun-toting US
America's neighbors to the south, torn by high murder rates themselves, urge the US to tighten its gun laws after the Newtown shooting.
Venezuela elections: Chavez allies gain ground
Venezuela's opposition did not fare well in the elections, losing ground to President Hugo Chavez's allies. But the president's rival Henrique Capriles retained his governor seat in Miranda.
Chavez mentally sound after surgery: relative
Chavez said to have "full intellectual capacity" after operation.
Venezuela lashes out at Obama over Chavez comments
Venezuela indignant over Obama remarks.
Chavez suffered bleeding after cancer surgery, says Venezuela official
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez suffered bleeding after his six-hour cancer surgery in Cuba on Tuesday.