The successor to Hugo Chavez blames US ‘sabotage’ as corruption soars and economy slips towards chaos
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Tuesday 28 September 2010
Venezuela's opposition won a third of the seats in parliament and claimed a majority of the popular vote in elections, boosting its hopes of defeating President Hugo Chavez at the next presidential poll in 2012.
Monday 27 September 2010
President Hugo Chavez's allies have won a majority in congressional elections, Venezuela's electoral chief said today.
Monday 27 September 2010
BP got a green light from Hugo Chavez's Government in Venezuela yesterday to open talks on the sale of assets in the South American country.
Wednesday 01 September 2010
A Venezuelan farmer who died after a hunger strike to protest against President Hugo Chavez's land takeovers has become a symbol for the oppressed, his family said.
Sunday 29 August 2010
A Venezuelan National Guard helicopter crashed during a counter-drug mission near the Colombian border, killing all 10 soldiers on board, President Hugo Chavez said.
Sunday 22 August 2010
Some say that right and wrong is all about black and white but there are grey areas. Christopher Tappin, the 63-year-old president of the Kent Golf Union, faces extradition to the United States and 35 years in jail for arms-dealing after he was accused of supplying batteries to Iran for use in surface-to-air missiles.
Friday 13 August 2010
A former coup leader, convicted drug trafficker and accused murderer was sworn in as Suriname's president yesterday in a ceremony avoided by all the hemisphere's other leaders.
Wednesday 11 August 2010
Frictions between Venezuela and neighbouring Colombia, which have recently stirred fears of a military clash, were easing last night as their leaders – Hugo Chavez and Juan Manuel Santos – met for a private and hastily arranged summit in the Colombian city of Santa Marta on the Caribbean coast.
Monday 09 August 2010
Juan Manuel Santos, sworn in as Colombia's 59th president, vowed to cement security gains but declared himself open to dialogue with rebels in hopes of ending the Western Hemisphere's only armed conflict.
Sunday 01 August 2010
Friday 30 July 2010
Oliver Stone's latest documentary aims to do for Venezuela's President, Hugo Chavez, what his 2004 Looking for Fidel did for Castro.
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