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.
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.
Support for Venezuela President Hugo Chávez has fallen as problems have mounted for an economy battered by falling oil prices.
Venezuelans voted Sunday to scrap presidential term limits, opening the door for their leftist president to rule indefinitely.
Since Hugo Chávez was elected president in 1998, the homicide rate has gone from 63 to 130 murders per every 100,000 inhabitants. It's one of the world's worst rates.
Food shortages and rising prices are eroding the leftist leader's approval ratings.