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Monday 02 January 2012
Friday 30 December 2011
President Hugo Chavez has asked if the US government might somehow be responsible for the rash of cancer cases among Latin American leaders.
Friday 16 December 2011
Force India have finally confirmed another of Formula One's worst kept secrets by announcing Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg will be their driver line-up for next season.
Thursday 08 December 2011
The chairman of Bell Pottinger's parent group has launched an internal investigation after this week's controversy about the lobbying company.
Saturday 12 November 2011
Baseball-mad Venezuela is waiting anxiously for news of the fate of one of the country's top players, Wilson Ramos, kidnapped from his family home while on winter break from his US Major League team.
Tuesday 08 November 2011
Tuesday 08 November 2011
Monday 07 November 2011
Already serving life for murder, the Venezuelan-born 'revolutionary' will face court over the 1980s killings
Monday 24 October 2011
Doctors treating President Hugo Chavez for cancer have disputed a claim that he has only two years to live.
Friday 02 September 2011
Shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, this lapidary novel comes from a Venezuelan writer-journalist who has also co-authored a sceptical life of Hugo Chávez.
Saturday 13 August 2011
La Wally, Opera Holland Park, London<br/>Prom 22, Royal Albert Hall, London<br/>Prom 23, Royal Albert Hall, London<br/>Prom 29, Royal Albert, London
Sunday 07 August 2011
Friday 05 August 2011
Cometh the hour, cometh "The Dude". A few years ago, it felt as if classical music's energy was flagging. It needed a superhero: a young, hip, charismatic figurehead who could take centre stage and inspire a new generation to embrace an art that should be accessible to all but is not always perceived that way. Then, out of the impoverished urban sprawls of Venezuela, emerging from a legendary music education scheme known as El Sistema, along bounced Gustavo Dudamel.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has said he will start another round of cancer chemotherapy soon and expects to become bald within days.
Friday 29 July 2011
The Venezuelan president has used his 57th birthday celebrations to say he will beat cancer - and stay in power.
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