The Latin American hero's body was exhumed by order of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez last year to prove that Bolivar was murdered, but the study was inconclusive.
The residents of the towns where Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez grew up still speak well of him, and hope for his speedy recovery from cancer.
Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez has for the first time agreed to delegate some power to Vice President Elías Jaua while he is treated in Cuba, but analysts warn of a looming power struggle.
Just days after announcing that he was being treated for cancer in Cuba, Chávez made a surprise return to Venezuela yesterday. He's just in time for today's bicentennial celebrations.
To his supporters, Hugo Chávez is far more than just a president.
Venezuela's leftist President Hugo Chávez remains quiet in Cuba weeks after receiving surgery there. As rumors of his health swirl throughout Venezuela, supporters rally to deflect opposition criticism.
Greenpeace activists dressed up as climate change refugees before floating on a symbolic melting iceberg on the River Danube in front of the Parliament building of Budapest, Hungary. Greenpeace wants Hungary, hosting the six months rotating EU Presidency till the end of June, to push the European Union to reduce its CO2 gas emission by up to 30 percent.