Politics of Venezuela http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23917/all en UPDATE 1-Venezuela opposition furious over likely Chavez inauguration delay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-venezuela-opposition-furious-over-likely-chavez-inaugu <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Chavez still recovering from cancer surgery in Cuba</p> <p>* President seen too ill to return for swearing-in</p> <p>* Government says he will take office when health allows</p> <p>By Brian Ellsworth</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition has<br /> accused the government of violating the constitution by<br /> proposing to delay cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez's<br /> inauguration Thursday for a new term amid growing uncertainty<br /> over the polarized OPEC nation's political future.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-venezuela-opposition-furious-over-likely-chavez-inaugu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Candidate Position Che Guevara Diosdado Cabello Diplomatic Relations Entertainment Foreign policy of the Hugo Chávez government Henrique Capriles Radonski Hugo Chávez Hugo Chavez Human rights in Venezuela Person Career Person Party Person Travel Politics Politics of Venezuela Quotation Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:53:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731499 at http://www.globalpost.com Venezuela opposition leader wants clarity on Chavez swearing-in http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/venezuela-opposition-leader-wants-clarity-chavez-swearing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Socialist leader due to start new term on Thursday</p> <p>* Not seen or heard in public since cancer surgery month ago</p> <p>* Opposition say government is acting unconstitutionally</p> <p>* Bolivian, Uruguayan presidents coming anyway</p> <p>By Diego Ore and Andrew Cawthorne</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/venezuela-opposition-leader-wants-clarity-chavez-swearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Business Hospitality Hugo Chavez Law Politics Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:15:57 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731852 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. open to better Venezuela ties but it takes two to tango http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/us-open-better-venezuela-ties-it-takes-two-tango <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Senior diplomat spoke with VP Maduro last November</p> <p>* Ties between nations have been fraught for years</p> <p>By Arshad Mohammed</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it would like to improve relations with Venezuela, gripped by political uncertainty following socialist President Hugo Chavez's fourth cancer operation, but it will "take two to tango."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/us-open-better-venezuela-ties-it-takes-two-tango" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Hospitality International relations Law Politics Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Technology Venezuela Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 23:30:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732413 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Venezuela's top court endorses Chavez inauguration delay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-3-venezuelas-top-court-endorses-chavez-inauguration-dela <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Says no date set for new swearing-in ceremony</p> <p>* Top supreme court judge says Chavez and VP Maduro remain in roles</p> <p>* Big rally planned for Thursday in Caracas</p> <p>By Daniel Wallis and Eyanir Chinea</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Venezuela's top court endorsed the postponement of Hugo Chavez's inauguration this week and ruled on Wednesday that the cancer-stricken president and his deputy would continue in their roles, despite a cacophony of opposition complaints.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-3-venezuelas-top-court-endorses-chavez-inauguration-dela" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Che Guevara Hospitality Hugo Chavez Law Politics Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 18:15:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732256 at http://www.globalpost.com RPT-Venezuela's sick Chavez misses own inauguration bash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/rpt-venezuelas-sick-chavez-misses-own-inauguration-bash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Inauguration delayed as Chavez stays in Cuba hospital</p> <p>* Supporters plan big rally in streets round palace</p> <p>* Opposition urges foreign dignitaries to stay away</p> <p>By Andrew Cawthorne</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez remained on his sickbed in Cuba on Thursday while supporters planned to rally in his honor on the day he should have been sworn in for a new six-year term in the South American OPEC nation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/rpt-venezuelas-sick-chavez-misses-own-inauguration-bash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hugo Chavez Human rights in Venezuela Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 06:30:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732495 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Venezuela's sick Chavez misses own inauguration bash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-3-venezuelas-sick-chavez-misses-own-inauguration-bash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Swearing-in delayed as Chavez remains in Cuban hospital</p> <p>* Supporters gather in streets around presidential palace</p> <p>* Three left-wing Latin American leaders attend events</p> <p>By Daniel Wallis and Brian Ellsworth</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez remained on his sickbed in Cuba on Thursday while thousands of supporters rallied in his honor on the day he should have been sworn in for a new six-year term in the South American OPEC nation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-3-venezuelas-sick-chavez-misses-own-inauguration-bash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Environment Health Hugo Chavez Human Interest Human rights in Venezuela Labor Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela Weather Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:15:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732664 at http://www.globalpost.com Venezuela's Maduro to visit Chavez again in Cuba http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/venezuelas-maduro-visit-chavez-again-cuba <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* President has not been seen in a month</p> <p>* Chavez missed Jan. 10 inauguration ceremony</p> <p>* Top court says he can be sworn in later</p> <p>By Daniel Wallis and Diego Ore</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Venezuela's Vice President Nicolas Maduro will fly to Cuba on Friday to visit cancer-stricken Hugo Chavez, a month after the socialist leader underwent his fourth operation in 18 months.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/venezuelas-maduro-visit-chavez-again-cuba" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Hospitality Hugo Chavez Law Politics Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 19:00:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733312 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Venezuela's Maduro to visit Chavez again in Cuba http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-venezuelas-maduro-visit-chavez-again-cuba <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* President has not been seen in a month</p> <p>* Chavez missed Jan. 10 inauguration ceremony</p> <p>* Leaders of Argentina, Peru also in Havana</p> <p>By Daniel Wallis and Diego Ore</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Venezuela's Vice President Nicolas Maduro will fly to Cuba on Friday to visit cancer-stricken Hugo Chavez, a month after the socialist leader underwent his fourth operation in 18 months.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-venezuelas-maduro-visit-chavez-again-cuba" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Hospitality Hugo Chavez Law Politics Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 21:15:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733399 at http://www.globalpost.com Venezuela's Hugo Chavez not in coma - brother http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/venezuelas-hugo-chavez-not-coma-brother <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Just back from Cuba, brother says president recovering</p> <p>* Lashes "necrophiliacs" spreading rumors over Chavez</p> <p>* President unseen or heard from since Dec. 11 surgery</p> <p>By Andrew Cawthorne and Diego Ore</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Venezuela's cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez is recovering in Cuba and is not in a coma as some have rumored a month after surgery, his brother, Adan Chavez, said after a visit to Havana.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/venezuelas-hugo-chavez-not-coma-brother" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Human rights in Venezuela Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela War Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 20:30:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733663 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Venezuela's Hugo Chavez not in coma, brother says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-venezuelas-hugo-chavez-not-coma-brother-says <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Just back from Cuba, brother says president recovering</p> <p>* Says "necrophiliacs" spreading rumors over Chavez</p> <p>* President not seen or heard from since Dec. 11 surgery</p> <p>By Andrew Cawthorne and Diego Ore</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Venezuela's cancer-stricken president, Hugo Chavez, is recovering in Cuba and is not in a coma as some have rumored a month after surgery, his brother, Adan Chavez, said after a visit to Havana.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-venezuelas-hugo-chavez-not-coma-brother-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Health Hugo Chávez Hugo Chavez Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela War Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 23:00:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733685 at http://www.globalpost.com EXCLUSIVE-Brazil wants Venezuela election if Chavez dies-sources http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/exclusive-brazil-wants-venezuela-election-if-chavez-dies-source <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Brazil urges Maduro to hold elections quickly</p> <p>* Region's No. 1 economy has influence with Chavez</p> <p>* Brasilia to Washington: Let us handle this</p> <p>By Brian Winter and Ana Flor</p> <p>SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Brazil is urging Venezuela's government to hold elections as quickly as possible if President Hugo Chavez dies, senior officials told Reuters on Monday, a major intervention by Latin America's regional powerhouse that could help ensure a smoother leadership transition in Caracas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/exclusive-brazil-wants-venezuela-election-if-chavez-dies-source" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Government Hospitality Hugo Chavez Law Politics Politics of Venezuela Venezuela Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 20:15:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734361 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1, EXCLUSIVE-Brazil wants Venezuela election if Chavez dies-sources http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-exclusive-brazil-wants-venezuela-election-if-chavez-di <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Brazil urges Maduro to hold elections quickly</p> <p>* Region's No. 1 economy has influence with Chavez</p> <p>* Brasilia to Washington: Let us handle this (Updates with opposition petition OAS, paragraphs 14-16)</p> <p>By Brian Winter and Ana Flor</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-exclusive-brazil-wants-venezuela-election-if-chavez-di" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Government Hospitality Hugo Chavez Law Politics Politics of Venezuela Venezuela Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 02:30:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734516 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Talk to us, Venezuela's Capriles urges Chavez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/update-1-talk-us-venezuelas-capriles-urges-chavez <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Opponent says Chavez should show himself</p> <p>* President's signature appears in decree</p> <p>* Unseen in public since Dec. 11 surgery</p> <p>By Andrew Cawthorne</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition leader, Henrique Capriles, called on Wednesday for a proof of life from ailing President Hugo Chavez, who has not been seen publicly since cancer surgery in Cuba five weeks ago.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/update-1-talk-us-venezuelas-capriles-urges-chavez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Hugo Chavez Politics of Venezuela Venezuela Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 01:30:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735388 at http://www.globalpost.com Maduro slams business leaders over Venezuela economy comments http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/maduro-slams-business-leaders-over-venezuela-economy-comments <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Vice president criticizes main business chamber</p> <p>* Fedecamaras called for imbalances to be addressed</p> <p>* President Chavez not seen nor heard in five weeks</p> <p>By Daniel Wallis</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Venezuela's vice president hit out at the country's business leaders on Saturday, saying they were seeking to destabilize the country while cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez fights to recover from surgery.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/maduro-slams-business-leaders-over-venezuela-economy-comments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hugo Chavez Nicolás Maduro Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 20:00:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736695 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Maduro slams business leaders over Venezuela economy comments http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-maduro-slams-business-leaders-over-venezuela-economy-c <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Vice president criticizes main business chamber</p> <p>* Fedecamaras called for imbalances to be addressed</p> <p>* President Chavez not seen nor heard in five weeks (Updates with Barclays Capital report, paragraphs 14-15)</p> <p>By Daniel Wallis</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Venezuela's vice president hit out at the country's business leaders on Saturday, saying they were seeking to destabilize the nation while cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez fights to recover from surgery.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-maduro-slams-business-leaders-over-venezuela-economy-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hugo Chavez Nicolás Maduro Politics Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 21:00:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736707 at http://www.globalpost.com