Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Dies

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.


Official site for U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Ros-Lehtinen Calls For Venezuelan Diplomat To Be Expelled

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.

CBS Miami–03/05/2013

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Chavez Returns To Venezuela After Surgery

Clinging to both his physical and political life, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived back in his home country Friday after having another round of cancer surgery performed in Cuba.


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Venezuela’s Chavez Back In Cuba For Cancer Treatments

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived in Cuba late Saturday to continue his cancer treatment.


A man walks past a mural of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

Chavez Cancer Fight Could Leave Power Vacuum

The political future of Venezuela has been thrown into chaos after the country’s president, Hugo Chavez, admitted he is battling cancer after having a tumor removed in Cuba.