Venezuela http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23918/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 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 5731852 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/blank-headline-received-3 <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>VENEZUELA'S AILING PRESIDENT CHAVEZ TO MISS THURSDAY'S SCHEDULED SWEARING-IN FOR NEW TERM: GOV'T</p> Venezuela Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:30:17 +0000 5731857 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Venezuela postpones inauguration for cancer-stricken Chavez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-4-venezuela-postpones-inauguration-cancer-stricken-chave <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>* Chavez not heard from since Dec. 11 cancer surgery</p> <p>* Opposition accuses government of violating constitution</p> <p>By Brian Ellsworth and Diego Ore</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Venezuela will postpone the inauguration of President Hugo Chavez for a new term due to health problems, the government said on Tuesday, another sign the socialist leader's cancer may be bringing an end to his 14 years in power.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-4-venezuela-postpones-inauguration-cancer-stricken-chave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Che Guevara Entertainment Hospitality Hugo Chávez Hugo Chavez Law Politics Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:15:31 +0000 5731874 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-Venezuela court endorses Chavez inauguration delay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/corrected-venezuela-court-endorses-chavez-inauguration-delay <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>(Corrects date of inauguration to Jan. 10 in first paragraph)</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The head of Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Wednesday the postponement of Hugo Chavez's planned Jan. 10 inauguration for a new presidential term was constitutionally legitimate.</p> <p>Luisa Morales, the court's president, gave the judgment at a news conference, saying no new swearing-in was necessary and Chavez remained Venezuela's president, with Nicolas Maduro also continuing in his role as vice-president.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/corrected-venezuela-court-endorses-chavez-inauguration-delay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hospitality Hugo Chavez Law Politics Venezuela Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 17:30:28 +0000 5732237 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 5733685 at http://www.globalpost.com Top Venezuelan leaders in Cuba to support Chavez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/top-venezuelan-leaders-cuba-support-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>* Powerful trio meet Raul Castro, check on Chavez</p> <p>* Venezuelan leader still unseen since Dec. 11 operation</p> <p>* Opposition demand "truth" on president's condition</p> <p>By Andrew Cawthorne</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Venezuela's three most powerful government figures after President Hugo Chavez were again gathered in Havana on Sunday to check on their ailing leader's condition and meet with Cuban allies.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/top-venezuelan-leaders-cuba-support-chavez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Che Guevara Hospitality Hugo Chavez Law Politics Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 16:30:26 +0000 5733841 at http://www.globalpost.com Chavez state 'favorable,' infection controlled - government http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/chavez-state-favorable-infection-controlled-government <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>CARACAS, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Cancer-stricken Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's lung infection has been controlled and his condition is evolving "favorably," the government said in a communique on Sunday.</p> <p>"Despite his delicate state of health ... in recent days the general medical evolution has been favorable," said the statement. "The respiratory infection is controlled ... the president is conscious."</p> Venezuela Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 02:00:20 +0000 5733971 at http://www.globalpost.com