Hugo Chavez’s hand-picked successor has won Venezuela’s presidential election and his challenger Henrique Capriles, along with South Florida Venezuelans, are not happy about it.
Thousands of Venezuelans who live in South Florida hopped buses or caught flights bound for New Orleans to vote Sunday in the homeland’s historic presidential election.
On Saturday afternoon, South Florida’s Venezuelans began a 16-hour trek from Doral to New Orleans, to vote in their country’s presidential election.
Venezuelans across South Florida are headed to New Orleans to vote in the first presidential election since the death of Hugo Chavez.
Venezuelans in South Florida are excited about the April 14th election when they will cast their ballot for a new president of their homeland following the death of Hugo Chavez last week.
Many Venezuelans living in South Florida are cautiously optimistic that with the death of President Hugo Chavez new elections could bring change to their homeland.
Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro announced Tuesday that President Hugo Chavez passed away at the age of 58. He leaves behind a country he built through charisma and populist rhetoric along with an anti-American message.
Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said Tuesday the U.S. must expel the Venezuelan diplomats after the Latin American country allegedly threw out an Air Force attaché earlier in the day.
Venezuela’s vice president said Thursday that President Hugo Chavez is fighting for his life while he continues to undergo treatment more than two months after his latest cancer surgery.
Surviving on life support alone, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez is using the artificial respiration following a tracheotomy earlier this week.