Venezuela’s Chavez to return to Cuba for cancer surgery

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 […]

Chavez is counting on Christ as heads back to Communist Cuba

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 […]

Silence of Venezuela’s Chavez fuels speculation

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 […]

Gaddafi: I am in Tripoli, not Venezuela

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 […]