Hugo Chávez http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23920/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 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 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 Venezuela's VP says he's target of assassination plot http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/venezuelas-vp-says-hes-target-assassination-plot <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's No. 2 also says congress head targeted</p> <p>* Opposition leader Capriles says claims are 'nonsense'</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Vice President Nicolas Maduro said unidentified groups had entered Venezuela with the aim of assassinating him and the head of the National Assembly as President Hugo Chavez recovers from cancer in Cuba.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/venezuelas-vp-says-hes-target-assassination-plot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hugo Chávez Politics Politics of Venezuela Venezuela Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:00:39 +0000 5738519 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Venezuela's VP says he's target of assassination plot http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-venezuelas-vp-says-hes-target-assassination-plot <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's No. 2 says head of National Assembly also targeted</p> <p>* Maduro says action will be taken shortly</p> <p>* Opposition leader Capriles calls claims "nonsense" (Adds fracas at opposition rally)</p> <p>By Daniel Wallis and Deisy Buitrago</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro said unidentified groups had entered the country with the aim of assassinating him and the head of the National Assembly as President Hugo Chavez recovers from cancer in Cuba.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-venezuelas-vp-says-hes-target-assassination-plot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hugo Chávez Politics Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:15:26 +0000 5738568 at http://www.globalpost.com Spanish newspaper withdraws "false photo" of Venezuela's Chavez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/spanish-newspaper-withdraws-false-photo-venezuelas-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>By Fiona Ortiz</p> <p>MADRID, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Spain's influential El Pais newspaper withdrew what it said was "false photo of Hugo Chavez" that it had published in its on-line and print editions on Thursday.</p> <p>Venezuelan President Chavez has cancer and has been under medical treatment in Cuba where he underwent surgery in December. He has not been seen publicly for six weeks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/spanish-newspaper-withdraws-false-photo-venezuelas-chavez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Che Guevara Health Hugo Chávez Technology Venezuela Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:15:14 +0000 5738719 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-UPDATE 3-Spanish newspaper sorry for 'false photo' of Venezuela's Chavez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-spain-newspaper-sorry-false-photo-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>(Corrects spelling of Venezuela in headline)</p> <p>* El Pais pulls print edition, blames local agency</p> <p>* Venezuelan president has not been seen in six weeks</p> <p>By Fiona Ortiz and Daniel Wallis</p> <p>MADRID/CARACAS, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Spain's influential El Pais newspaper apologised on Thursday for splashing a "false photo" of Venezuela's cancer-stricken leader Hugo Chavez on its front page, prompting a furious response from the government in Caracas, which vowed to take legal action.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-spain-newspaper-sorry-false-photo-chavez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Che Guevara Entertainment Hugo Chávez Hugo Chavez Social Issues Technology Venezuela Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:36:21 +0000 5738844 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Venezuela's Chavez overcomes infection, still having treatment http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/update-2-venezuelas-chavez-overcomes-infection-treatment-contin <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 in "best moment" since surgery * Seeking to boost exports By Fabian Cambero and Brian Ellsworth SANTIAGO/CARACAS, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has overcome a respiratory infection, but is still being treated for breathing problems after cancer surgery in Cuba last month, a government minister said on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/update-2-venezuelas-chavez-overcomes-infection-treatment-contin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Che Guevara Hugo Chávez Hugo Chavez Maduro Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 23:45:29 +0000 5740011 at http://www.globalpost.com Chavez-run government holds total power: rights group http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/chavez-run-government-holds-total-power-rights-group <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Venezuela's government, headed by ailing and absent President Hugo Chavez, holds "total" power while the country's Supreme Court lacks all credibility, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.</p> <p>"In Venezuela, there is what one would call a total concentration of power," Jose Miguel Vivanco, HRW's America's director told reporters at the presentation of the group's annual global rights report.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/chavez-run-government-holds-total-power-rights-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hospitality Hugo Chávez Hugo Chavez Human rights in Venezuela Law Politics Venezuela AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 14:00:36 +0000 5743029 at http://www.globalpost.com Chavez 'clearly' recovering: official http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/chavez-clearly-recovering-official <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hugo Chavez is making steady progress recovering from cancer surgery, said the leader of Venezuela's parliament, who said the convalescing president is "clearly" moving ahead in his recovery.</p> <p>"The health of Comandante Chavez is clearly recovering," said National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello. "He continues to make consistent but gradual progress."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/chavez-clearly-recovering-official" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Che Guevara Hugo Chávez Hugo Chavez Venezuela AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 20:01:11 +0000 5744756 at http://www.globalpost.com Opposition in crosshairs as Chavez absence lingers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/opposition-crosshairs-chavez-absence-lingers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>As cancer-stricken Hugo Chavez's convalescence drags on, his government is stepping up attacks on the opposition and closing ranks to dispel any appearance of a power vacuum.</p> <p>The National Assembly, controlled by lawmakers loyal to Chavez, opened a corruption probe Tuesday into two members of the Justice First party, accusing them of illegally accepting campaign donations without reporting them.</p> <p>The party is led by Henrique Capriles, whom Chavez defeated in presidential elections back in October.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/opposition-crosshairs-chavez-absence-lingers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hugo Chávez Hugo Chavez Law Politics of Venezuela Venezuela AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 02:00:58 +0000 5748379 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Opposition slams Venezuela devaluation, shoppers fret http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/update-1-opposition-slams-venezuela-devaluation-shoppers-fret <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>* Aides say ailing Chavez ordered measure from Cuba</p> <p>* Move helps government coffers, but pressures prices</p> <p>* Opponents slam VP Maduro, Venezuelans worry</p> <p>By Andrew Cawthorne and Mario Naranjo</p> <p>CARACAS, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Opposition leaders derided another currency devaluation by President Hugo Chavez's government as evidence of economic incompetence, while some anxious Venezuelans hit the shops on Saturday in fear of price increases.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/update-1-opposition-slams-venezuela-devaluation-shoppers-fret" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Henrique Capriles Radonski Hugo Chávez Social Issues Technology Venezuela Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 16:00:18 +0000 5751074 at http://www.globalpost.com Chavez in 'tough' alternative treatment: Maduro http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/chavez-tough-alternative-treatment-maduro <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is undergoing "tough and complex" alternative medical treatment in Cuba, his handpicked successor Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday.</p> <p>"Our comandante is undergoing additional treatments," Maduro told state-owned VTV television after returning from a previously unannounced visit to Cuba to check up on the ailing president.</p> <p>"The treatments are extremely tough and complex." </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/chavez-tough-alternative-treatment-maduro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Che Guevara Health Hugo Chávez Hugo Chavez Venezuela AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:05:10 +0000 5755782 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 6-Venezuela shows Chavez photos, says he has trouble speaking http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/update-1-venezuela-publish-photos-recuperating-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>* President had not been seen since Dec. 11 cancer surgery</p> <p>* Government says he is breathing through a tracheal tube (Adds cancer expert, paragraphs 16-19)</p> <p>By Daniel Wallis and Marianna Parraga</p> <p>CARACAS, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Venezuela published the first photos of cancer-stricken Hugo Chavez since his surgery in Havana more than two months ago and said the socialist president was breathing through a tracheal tube and struggling to speak.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/update-1-venezuela-publish-photos-recuperating-chavez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Business Che Guevara Entertainment Henrique Capriles Radonski Hugo Chávez Hugo Chavez Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 15:00:36 +0000 5756722 at http://www.globalpost.com Venezuela releases first photos of sick Chavez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/urgent-venezuela-releases-first-photos-sick-chavez CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela on Friday released what the government said are the first photos of President Hugo Chavez since he underwent his fourth round of cancer surgery in Havana back in December.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/urgent-venezuela-releases-first-photos-sick-chavez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Che Guevara Hugo Chávez Hugo Chavez Law Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela AFP Venezuela Fri, 15 Feb 2013 15:31:00 +0000 5756758 at http://www.globalpost.com