If Hugo goes ... ?
It's the question of the week in Latin American politics. If Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez — who has been in power for 12 years — can't recover from cancer, what does that mean for Venezuela?
And, since Chavez has used his oil riches to throw money at allies in the region, are Bolivia, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Cuba in trouble as well if Hugo goes?
Check out these takes from the Guardian, GlobalPost and The American about what a world without Hugo would mean for Cuba and Nicaragua.