Topic: Hugo Chavez
FARC's move to put Timoleon Jimenez, also known as 'Timochenko,' in charge could prove a major obstacle to Colombia's hopes for a peaceful resolution to the conflict.
11/16/2011 10:06 am
The Arab Spring toppled dictators in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya. Yemen and Syria may be next. Though trials remain, we are witnessing an extraordinary fight for freedom. What emerges may not be the kind of democracy Westerners want, but it beats tyranny.
11/02/2011 11:04 am
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez returned to Caracas Thursday to tell the nation he has recovered from cancer after being treated in Cuba and saying that 'Socialism is the way of Christ.'
10/20/2011 05:30 pm
Venezuela's Supreme Court said that opposition leader Leopoldo López can't take office, even if he beats Hugo Chávez in next year's presidential race, despite an international court ruling otherwise.
10/19/2011 11:46 am
Because of generous subsidies, Venezuelans enjoy the cheapest gas in the world. So why is the state oil company giving gasoline to gas stations for free?
10/17/2011 11:08 am
Venezuela has long been proud of its arepas, a snack sold from street kiosks across the country. Now President Hugo Chávez has turned them into a rallying symbol of socialism.
10/13/2011 01:41 pm
Iran's ties to Latin American leaders have been growing in recent years, but the alleged assassination plot against the Saudi ambassador to the US is drawing attention to its less savory activities.
10/12/2011 10:41 am
Former Venezuelan President Carlos Andrés Pérez will be laid to rest in Caracas today, nine months after he died. He remains a controversial figure.
10/06/2011 03:33 pm
Inflation in Venezuela has increased by a factor of more than 500 percent since 2003, and most producers are having a hard time selling government-regulated products at a profit.
10/04/2011 10:38 am
Hugo Chávez assembled reporters to his palace and played ball, after a Miami-based newspaper suggested the spirited Venezuelan President was on his last legs.
09/30/2011 10:07 am