venezuelan president hugo chavez

Production at Venezuela gas field to start in 15 months


September 7th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Lecheria (Venezuela), Sep 7 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Repsol said it expects production at the Perla gas field, located off Venezuela's northwestern coast and one of the world's largest, to begin in ... Read more...

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Cancer once made Chavez consider leaving politics


September 5th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 5 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez acknowledged Tuesday that he thought about abandoning public life after discovering he had cancer in June 2011, for which he had to ... Read more...

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Over 20 killed in Venezuela prison fight


August 21st, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 21 (IANS) More than 20 people have been killed in a prison riot between two inmate gangs near the Venezuelan capital, media reported.The violence erupted Sunday night at ... Read more...

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Chavez touts tourism venture with Cuba


August 11th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 11 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced that they will develop, together with Cuba, a large hotel complex on the Caribbean coast near Caracas, a tourist area left ... Read more...

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Replica of Bolivar’s sword presented to fencing champ


August 9th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez bestowed the Order of the Liberators on the country's Olympic fencing champion, Ruben Limardo, and presented him with a replica of the ... Read more...

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Chavez denies getting medical checkup in Brazil


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has been battling cancer since June 2011, said he feels fine and denied rumours that he submitted to a medical checkup ... Read more...

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Syria should resolve crisis on its own: Chavez


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said the people of Syria should resolve their internal conflict on their own and without any foreign interference."We share ... Read more...

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Chavez attacks Hillary for ‘threatening’ Russia, China


July 10th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has criticised US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who he claimed threatened Russia and China while speaking at a Friends of ... Read more...

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Paraguayan president’s ouster is not coup: US


June 26th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) The US has not determined the ouster of Paraguay's President Fernando Lugo by impeachment as a coup in the South American nation but is closely following ... Read more...

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Chavez to launch re-election bid


June 7th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, June 7 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will officially register his candidacy in upcoming presidential elections to secure a third six-year term to continue his socialist reforms, according to ... Read more...

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Chavez will die of cancer in a few months: Report


June 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's battle with cancer has entered its last stage, and the 57-year-old leader is not expected to live more than a few months, ... Read more...

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Hugo Chavez gives house to Twitter follower


June 1st, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has gifted a house to a 19-year-old woman who became his three millionth follower on Twitter.According to Mexican publication Milenio, ... Read more...

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Chavez to return to Venezuela this week


April 24th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 24 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke Monday on state television for the first time since he went to Cuba for cancer treatment nine days ago and said ... Read more...

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Chavez in Cuba for another round of cancer treatment


April 16th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 16 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is in Cuba again for more radiation therapy after he was operated on in February for a new cancerous tumour.Cuban media reported ... Read more...

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Chavez not to attend Americas summit


April 15th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 15 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is battling cancer, will not attend the Sixth Summit of the Americas as advised by his doctors, said the country's foreign ... Read more...

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Chavez back in Cuba for cancer treatment


March 26th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 26 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who is battling cancer has returned to Cuba for a round of chemotherapy.Chavez is back in Havana only a week after returning ... Read more...

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Chavez heads back to Venezuela


March 17th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 17 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced Friday via Twitter that he was returning to the Andean nation after spending three weeks in Cuba for cancer treatment."Good afternoon, ... Read more...

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Chavez says his progress is favourable


March 13th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 13 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said his progress "is favourable" following his Feb 27 operation in Havana to remove a cancerous tumour and said he should return ... Read more...

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Cancer-hit Chavez to leave Cuba next week


March 9th, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is recovering from surgery at a hospital in Cuba, will return to his country next week, Venezuelan news agency AVN ... Read more...

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Chavez says tumour was malignant


March 5th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 5 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Sunday that he will undergo more radiation therapy after confirming that the tumour that was removed from his body Feb 26 ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro meets cancer-stricken Hugo Chavez


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuban President Raul Castro and his brother Fidel Castro visited cancer-stricken Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is currently recovering from a medical surgery, the Univision ... Read more...

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Chavez takes to Twitter after surgery


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 2 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke out on Twitter a day after undergoing an operation in Cuba for a lesion in the same part of his body ... Read more...

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I’m soaring like condor after surgery: Chavez


March 1st, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cancer-stricken Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said he was "soaring like a condor" after undergoing surgery in Cuba."I send you all my neverending love. ... Read more...

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Chavez back in Cuba for more surgery


February 26th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was back in Cuba Saturday having medical examinations in preparation for an operation on a "lesion", possibly malignant, in the same place ... Read more...

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Chavez vows to come back stronger after surgery


February 25th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who left the country Friday to undergo a surgery in Cuba for a lesion has vowed to come back stronger after the ... Read more...

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Chavez to travel to Cuba for surgery


February 24th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced Thursday his impending departure for Cuba to undergo an operation for a lesion in the same part of his body where ... Read more...

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Venezuelan president has just one year to live


January 24th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cancer-stricken Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has between nine and 12 months to live, his doctors said.Doctors have prescribed him a high dose of pain-killers, which ... Read more...

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Nicaraguan president defends Iran nuclear programme


January 12th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Managua, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) Daniel Ortega began his second consecutive five-year term as president of Nicaragua with a speech substantially devoted to defending the Iranian nuclear programme.The current campaign of ... Read more...

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US calls Chavez cancer comment horrific


December 30th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's comment that Washington may have been involved in the cancers of South American leaders are "horrific and reprehensible", the US State Department ... Read more...

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Sean Penn a communist: Cuban actress Maria Alonso


December 21st, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 21 (IANS) Cuban actress Maria Conchita Alonso has termed veteran star Sean Penn a "communist".The former co-stars were recently spotted screaming at each other at the ... Read more...

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Venezuela, Colombia liberalise bilateral trade


November 29th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Nov 29 (IANS/EFE) Trade between neighbours Venezuela and Colombia is to be liberalized under an agreement signed here Monday by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and visiting Colombian counterpart Juan ... Read more...

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Vatican to take legal action against Benetton advertisement


November 18th, 2011 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Nov 18 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican has said it will resort to legal action to stop clothing retailer Benetton's advertisement with a photographic montage of Pope Benedict XVI ... Read more...

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Hugo Chavez calls doctor ‘a liar’ after saying he has 2 years left to live


October 28th, 2011 - 3:44 am ICT by BNO News
CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has described a doctor who claimed to be part of his former medical team as 'a big liar'. The doctor previously said Chavez ... Read more...

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Chavez’s former doctor flees Venezuela


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former doctor of ailing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has fled the country to avoid persecution over his recent remarks about Chavez's health, Mexican ... Read more...

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is free of cancer


October 21st, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by BNO News
CARACAS (BNO NEWS) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez on Thursday said he is free of cancer after returning from Cuba where he underwent medical tests. It concludes several months of treatment.Chávez said ... Read more...

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