Fidel Castro was “healthy and alert” during a two-hour discussion about current affairs last week, a Spanish journalist told the Associated Press on Monday.
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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.
Monday 26 July 2010
Argentina coach Diego Maradona is keen to sign a new contract - so long as he is allowed to retain his entire backroom staff.
Friday 23 July 2010
Venezuela's president, Hugo Chavez, broke off relations with Colombia yesterday and ordered a maximum alert on his country's long border with its Andean neighbour, raising new fears of conflict in the area.
Wednesday 21 July 2010
Diego Maradona will decide whether to stay on as Argentina coach after a meeting next week, the head of the country's football association said yesterday.
Saturday 17 July 2010
Hugo Chavez opened the coffin of his idol Simon Bolivar as Venezuela investigates the president's suspicions of foul play in the South American independence hero's death nearly two centuries ago.
Monday 05 July 2010
Venezuela's top diplomat accused US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of attacking his country for seeking Latin American unity and opposing US influence in international affairs.
Monday 28 June 2010
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez denounced Israel as a "genocidal" government yesterday as he hosted Syrian President Bashar Assad on his first visit to Latin America.
Friday 18 June 2010
A UN human rights investigator called on Venezuela yesterday to withdraw the arrest warrant against the head of the opposition Globovision television network, declaring that it had no right to silence critics.
Friday 04 June 2010
Wednesday 28 April 2010
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez opened a Twitter account on Tuesday, launching himself into the digital fray to combat opponents who have seized on the micro-blogging site to criticize his socialist government.
Monday 26 April 2010
President Hugo Chavez threatened to nationalise gold mining concessions in Venezuela.
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