hugo chavez dead
Followers often cite the archetypal power of the Christian trinity. More universally, there is the utility argument -- that
"Hugo Chavez, Che Guevara, Simón Bolívar, and Salvador Allende all meet in Heaven." You'd be forgiven for thinking that was
And when countries are under attack, the space for civil liberties diminishes. Sometimes that's for legitimate reasons, and sometimes it's not and is opportunistic on the part of would-be authoritarians. But it's essentially a law of nature; it always happens.
This biggest story of the week in world news: Hugo Chavez died. Many mourned. Others celebrated. And the Venezuelan government
I asked him if it was true that he had ordered a delay in the evacuation of the Vargas region hit by the mudslide because it might interfere with the election he was in the process of winning. He didn't like that question. Then I asked him about improving relations with the U.S. That ended the interview.
Take a look at photos from the funeral in the slideshow below. Chavez died on Tuesday after a long battle with cancer. He
Citgo released a statement to KPLC-TV in Louisiana Tuesday, detailing its sense of loss for the leader, yet not directly
“You have got a sort of genie that has been let out of the bottle -- a mobilization of the lower class in Venezuela, people
Hugo Chavez's death rocked the world. Since being elected President of Venezuela 14 years ago he has been one of the most
The senior State Department official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the United States would like a "more functional
"I think there's a division within Chavismo right now, everyone has to be very prepared for unrest, instability," he warned
Venezuela has lost a brave son, and the world has lost a wise and revolutionary leader. ... He took a firm stance against
Voice of America reports Chavez's final burial spot has not yet been disclosed. Reuters writes that some observers speculate