As rumors about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s health swirl, supporters and opponents of the ailing leader are trading barbs over who is behind them. “Secrecy is the source of the rumors that increase uncertainty
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he will return to Cuba on Sunday for more cancer surgery. The Venezuelan leader only returned on Friday from his last course of treatment there. “It is necessary for me to have a new intervention in the coming days,” he said in a TV address, adding that more malignant cells […]
Clutching a crucifix and holding back tears, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez appeared live on television for the first time in 17 days, saying he was counting on Christ for help as he returns to Cuba for more cancer treatment. Addressing the nation on television from the Miraflores presidential palace, Chavez said he’ll leave Venezuela today […]
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez skipped the Summit of the Americas for medical reasons Saturday and headed to Cuba to continue with cancer treatment that is increasingly forcing him out of the international spotlight.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sarcastically addressed America’s growing concern over Iran’s nuclear program referring to themselves as “devils” whose love for one another would fuel their “a-bomb.”
Venezuela is abuzz these days over the condition of its normally omnipresent president, Hugo Chavez — whose prolonged, uncharacteristic silence and convalescence in Cuba have generated all manner of rumor. The firebrand leader, who is usually given to verbose speeches across all media, has not been seen or heard from since he was hospitalized on […]
Libya’s rebel leaders have ruled out any attempt by Hugo Chávez to broker a truce between them and Muammar Gaddafi, whom they insist must leave the country.
Analysts see little chance that any Chavez-backed plan would succeed in negotiateing a peaceful settlement to Libya’s intensifying conflict.
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi appeared on state television on Tuesday signalling his defiance and saying he had not fled a revolt against his 41-year rule. “I want to show that I’m in Tripoli and not in Venezuela. Do not believe the channels belonging to stray dogs,” Gaddafi said, under a large umbrella, leaning out of […]