Baruta Municipality http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24521/all en 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 UPDATE 2-Hugo Chavez's medical evolution 'favorable' - Venezuela http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-2-hugo-chavezs-medical-evolution-favorable-venezuela <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>* Latest health update says lung infection controlled</p> <p>* Powerful government trio meet 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><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-2-hugo-chavezs-medical-evolution-favorable-venezuela" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Business Hospitality Hugo Chavez Human rights in Venezuela Law Politics Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 18:15:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733874 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Hugo Chavez's condition improving - Venezuela http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-3-hugo-chavezs-condition-improving-venezuela <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>* Latest health update says lung infection controlled</p> <p>* Powerful government trio meet 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) - Cancer-stricken Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's lung infection has been controlled and his medical state is improving more than a month after his latest surgery in Cuba, the government said on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-3-hugo-chavezs-condition-improving-venezuela" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Business Hospitality Hugo Chavez Human rights in Venezuela Law Politics Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 03:00:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733978 at http://www.globalpost.com Talk to us, Venezuela's Capriles urges Chavez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/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>CARACAS, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition leader, Henrique Capriles, called Wednesday for a proof of life from ailing President Hugo Chavez who has not been seen since cancer surgery in Cuba five weeks ago.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/talk-us-venezuelas-capriles-urges-chavez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Henrique Capriles Radonski Hugo Chavez Venezuela Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 23:00:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735344 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 Venezuela to probe pre-Chavez political 'crimes' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/venezuela-probe-pre-chavez-political-crimes <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>Vice President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday announced a probe into political "crimes and assassinations" that took place before Hugo Chavez was elected president in 1999.</p> <p>The goal is to investigate alleged political murders committed starting in 1958, when a military dictatorship ended and Venezuela's main parties reached an agreement resulting in two center-right parties, COPEI and Accion Democratica, dominating Venezuelan politics.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/venezuela-probe-pre-chavez-political-crimes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Hugo Chavez Politics Politics of Venezuela Venezuela AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 23:30:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747008 at http://www.globalpost.com Capriles says Venezuela lying about Chavez health http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/capriles-says-venezuela-lying-about-chavez-health <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>Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles on Thursday again accused the government of lying about the health of cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez, who is convalescing in Cuba.</p> <p>"Most probably, they have lied to us about the condition of the president of the republic during the past two months," Capriles told a press conference.</p> <p>He said authorities in Caracas had already "lied" to the people by saying the national currency would not be devalued -- only to announce the devaluation of the bolivar by more than 30 percent, which went into effect Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/capriles-says-venezuela-lying-about-chavez-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Henrique Capriles Radonski Hugo Chavez Venezuela AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:46:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5756122 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 Thomson Reuters 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 Girish Gupta 5756758 at http://www.globalpost.com Venezuela releases first photos of sick Chavez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/venezuela-releases-first-photos-sick-chavez-0 <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>Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was seen bed-ridden but smiling in photos released Friday that gave a jittery nation a first glimpse of him since his fourth round of cancer surgery in December.</p> <p>The pictures show Chavez lying on his back in bed in a Havana hospital, with his two eldest daughters at his side and holding Thursday's edition of the official Cuban communist party newspaper Granma.</p> <p>The total of four images broke a virtual news blackout for Venezuelans living in a state of limbo without their once media-happy and larger than life comandante.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/venezuela-releases-first-photos-sick-chavez-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Hugo Chavez Politics of Venezuela Venezuela AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 16:46:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5756827 at http://www.globalpost.com Venezuela releases first photos of sick Chavez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/venezuela-releases-first-photos-sick-chavez-1 <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>Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was seen bed-ridden but smiling in photos released Friday that gave an anxious nation a first glimpse of its leader since a fourth round of cancer surgery in December.</p> <p>The pictures show 58-year-old Chavez lying on his back in a Havana hospital, with his two eldest daughters at his side and leafing through Thursday's edition of the official Cuban newspaper Granma.</p> <p>Chavez supporters rejoiced at the confirmation that the president was alive.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/venezuela-releases-first-photos-sick-chavez-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Hugo Chavez Politics of Venezuela Venezuela AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:46:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757045 at http://www.globalpost.com Venezuela releases first photos of sick Chavez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/venezuela-releases-first-photos-sick-chavez-2 <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>Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was seen bed-ridden but smiling in photos released Friday that gave an anxious nation a first glimpse of its leader since a fourth round of cancer surgery in December.</p> <p>The pictures show 58-year-old Chavez lying on his back in a Havana hospital, with his two eldest daughters at his side and leafing through Thursday's edition of the official Cuban newspaper Granma.</p> <p>Chavez supporters rejoiced at the confirmation that the president was alive.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/venezuela-releases-first-photos-sick-chavez-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Henrique Capriles Radonski Hugo Chavez Venezuela AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 02:00:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757313 at http://www.globalpost.com Chavez supporters rejoice after first photos release http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/chavez-supporters-rejoice-after-first-photos-release <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>Supporters of President Hugo Chavez displayed new confidence Saturday after the government released the first post-surgical photos of the ailing Venezuelan leader, in which he appears bed-ridden but smiling in the company of his daughters.</p> <p>The pictures show the 58-year-old Chavez lying on his back in a Havana hospital and leafing through Thursday's edition of the official Cuban newspaper Granma.</p> <p>Chavez supporters rejoiced at the confirmation that the president was alive.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/chavez-supporters-rejoice-after-first-photos-release" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Henrique Capriles Radonski Hugo Chavez Venezuela AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 06:00:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757363 at http://www.globalpost.com Chavez supporters rejoice after first photos release http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/chavez-supporters-rejoice-after-first-photos-release-0 <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>Supporters of President Hugo Chavez displayed new confidence Saturday after the government released the first post-surgical photos of the ailing Venezuelan leader, in which he appears bed-ridden but smiling in the company of his daughters.</p> <p>The pictures show the 58-year-old Chavez lying on his back in a Havana hospital and leafing through Thursday's edition of the official Cuban newspaper Granma.</p> <p>Chavez supporters rejoiced at the confirmation that the president was alive.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/chavez-supporters-rejoice-after-first-photos-release-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Henrique Capriles Radonski Hugo Chavez Venezuela AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 10:45:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757420 at http://www.globalpost.com Venezuela opposition politician to face crime charges http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/venezuela-opposition-politician-face-crime-charges <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 on Saturday ordered opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez and his mother to show up at the prosecutor's office to face charges for "presumed irregularities" dating from 1998.</p> <p>Lopez, 41, and his mother 66 year-old Antonieta Mendoza de Lopez, are accused of "presumed irregularities" concerning donations made by the state-run Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) to the Civil Association Justice First, a group that Lopez founded. The group became a political party in 2000.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/venezuela-opposition-politician-face-crime-charges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Law Politics of Venezuela Venezuela AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 23:00:49 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757871 at http://www.globalpost.com