All about Hugo Chavez

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Trump-Chavez comparisons rock the web, rattle the Venezuelan government

CARACAS - Inflammatory speeches, flamboyant personalities, and an omnipresence in citizen and mainstream media that can't be contained. These attributes and many more have compelled netizens to compare US presidential More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Venezuela ordered to pay Crystallex US$1.386 billion in arbitration ruling

NEW YORK - An arbitration tribunal has ordered the Venezuelan government to pay a whopping US$1.386 billion to Canadian miner Crystallex International Corp., saying the state caused all of Crystallex’s investments More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 7th, 2013
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Chavez: “I don’t want to die, don’t let me die”

CARACAS – These were Chavez’ last word. General Jose Ornella confirms this and says that Chavez died of a strong heart attack. Ornella also said that the last two years he has spent countless hours with Chavez. More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
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Robin Hood Chavismo and their deceased Messiah

Robin Hood Chavismo created a mega do-gooder, a demi-god of mythical proportions but no new wealth of the nation. Redistribution of wealth is macro economically neutral. Taking from the rich and giving to the poor More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
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Our condolences to the people of Venezuela for their loss

WILLEMSTAD – Today we’ve received the sad news that President Hugo Chavez Frias has passed away after a period of sickness. This was a long and heroic battle. On behalf of the Government and the people of Curacao, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
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Chavez dead at 58

CARACAS - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died, Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday. He was 58. Chavez announced he had cancer in 2011. He spent more than two months in treatment in Cuba recently, returning More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
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Chavez has died at 58, Vice President Maduro says

CARACAS - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died, Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday. In a national broadcast, Maduro said Chavez died Tuesday at 4:25 p.m. Maduro teared up as he announced the news.  More...

Ernesto Villegas
By Edition On Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
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Chavez Health Worsens With Second Lung Infection, Venezuela Says

CARACAS – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s breathing problems have worsened and his health is in a “very delicate” state as he struggles with chemotherapy treatment, Information Minister Ernesto Villegas More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
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The metal sticks from the past and the beatings from today

CARACAS – There are some images going around the world showing students being hit with the famous Venezuelan “peinilla”  (like a metal stick) used by law enforcements. The repression of the government, nicknamed More...

Ernesto Villegas
By Edition On Friday, February 22nd, 2013
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President Hugo Chávez’s respiratory distress persists

CARACAS  – "(President Hugo Chávez's) respiratory distress, which emerged during the post-operative phase, persists; it has shown no favorable progress and continues to be treated," said Minister of Communication More...