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Chavez returns after chemotherapy

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 12:39
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns home after a first round of treatment for cancer in Cuba.
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Chavez ends first chemotherapy

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 21:25
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says the first phase of his treatment for cancer has ended successfully in Cuba.
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Jailed American appeals in Cuba

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 19:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Havana

US contractor Alan Gross, sentenced in Cuba to 15 years in prison for crimes against the state, appeals to the Supreme Court in Havana for his release.
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Public enemy No 1?

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 2:54
related places: Castro

The elderly Cuban militant who still yearns to topple Castro
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Chavez 'to run in 2012 election'

Monday, July 18th 2011, 20:43
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela says President Hugo Chavez will stand in the 2012 election, despite undergoing further cancer treatment in Cuba.
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Chavez back in Cuba for treatment

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 7:01
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in Cuba for further cancer treatment, after delegating some powers to his ministers during his absence.
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VIDEO: Chavez returns to Cuba for treatment

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 3:01
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba for chemotherapy, delegating some powers before leaving.
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VIDEO: Chavez plans cancer treatment in Cuba

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 7:27
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba to resume cancer treatment, including chemotherapy.
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Chavez plans more Cuba treatment

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 6:23
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he will return to Cuba on Saturday for further cancer treatment, after having a tumour removed there.
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Buena Vista guitarist Galban dies

Sunday, July 10th 2011, 9:21
related places: Havana

Buena Vista Social Club guitarist Manuel Galban has died in Havana after suffering a heart attack aged 80.
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VIDEO: Cubans eye property sale prospect

Saturday, July 9th 2011, 21:46

Private property sales are set to make a comeback in Cuba for the first time since they were outlawed by the government after the 1959 revolution.
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Venezuela marks independence date

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 19:57
related countries: Spain Spain, Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela marks the 200th anniversary of independence from Spain, a day after President Hugo Chavez made a surprise return from surgery in Cuba.
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Chavez addresses Caracas crowds

Monday, July 4th 2011, 23:04
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez addresses cheering crowds in Caracas after returning from Cuba, where he had surgery for a cancerous tumour.
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Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela

Monday, July 4th 2011, 21:29
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns home after a prolonged stay in Cuba for treatment for cancer.
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Cuba to allow sale of homes, cars

Friday, July 1st 2011, 18:30

Cuba is to end its 50-year-old ban on buying and selling cars and homes, says the Communist Party newspaper.
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VIDEO: Chavez tells of cancerous tumour

Friday, July 1st 2011, 10:21
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has revealed he has had surgery to remove a cancerous tumour, in his first speech since flying to Cuba for treatment.
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VIDEO: Chavez tells of cancer surgery

Friday, July 1st 2011, 6:42
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has revealed he has had surgery to remove a cancerous tumour, in his first speech since flying to Cuba for treatment.
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Chavez tells of cancerous tumour

Friday, July 1st 2011, 2:53
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he has had surgery to remove a cancerous tumour, in his first TV speech since flying to Cuba for treatment.
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In pictures

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 19:07
related places: Guantanamo

Guantanamo prisoners keep art alive inside the Cuba jail
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New Chavez footage on Cuban TV

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 3:50
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Cuban state television airs footage and stills of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, amid speculation about his recovery from an emergency operation.
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VIDEO: Cuban TV shows Chavez 'looking well'

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 2:11
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Chavez

Cuban state TV release images of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez with former Cuban President Fidel Castro, in an effort to end speculation over Chavez's health.
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VIDEO: Chavez absence provoking concern

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 0:14
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Havana

Venezuelan government officials have sought to dampen rumours regarding the health of President Chavez, saying he continues to recover in a Havana hospital after an operation.
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Uncertainty over Chavez absence

Sunday, June 26th 2011, 6:58
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Chavez

The absence from public life of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez since undergoing an operation in Cuba fuels speculation over his health.
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VIDEO: Concern over Chavez's health

Sunday, June 26th 2011, 5:52
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is recuperating in Cuba after an operation two weeks ago for a pelvic abscess.
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VIDEO: New Che Guevara diaries published

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 6:14

Cuba has published the diaries that the revolutionary icon Ernesto Che Guevara kept during the guerrilla campaign that brought Fidel Castro to power in 1959.
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New Che Guevara diary published

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 21:39

Cuba publishes the diary Ernesto Che Guevara wrote during his guerrilla campaign alongside Fidel Castro in the late 1950s.
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VIDEO: Chavez 'recovering well' after surgery

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 2:52
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is recovering well after surgery in Cuba last week for a pelvic abscess.
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Chavez recovers from Cuba surgery

Monday, June 13th 2011, 10:05
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is recovering well after surgery in Cuba for a pelvic abscess, but no date is given for his return home.
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Cuban dissident's family go to US

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 22:02
related countries: United States United States

The family of the renowned Cuban dissident Orlando Zapata Tamayo - who died on hunger strike early last year - have left their country for the US.
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VIDEO: Cuba's 'rising stars' step into the light

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 7:00

Cuba's ageing generation which led the revolution 50 years ago is still firmly in charge however, some new faces are emerging following elections to the party's Central Committee.
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VIDEO: Cuba battles worsening drought

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 1:40

Cuba is battling the worst drought in 50 years that has lasted for nearly three years.
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VIDEO: Cuba encouraging small businesses

Saturday, May 28th 2011, 13:52

Economic reforms are continuing in Cuba, where restaurants are now allowed to serve up to 50 customers at a time and payroll taxes have been suspended until the end of the year.
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VIDEO: Hemingway's fishing carnival in Cuba

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 10:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Havana

Cuba's favourite American, Ernest Hemingway, is honoured by an annual carnival and fishing tournament in a village near Havana.
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VIDEO: Reforms allow Cubans to travel

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 23:24

Communist leader Raul Castro is allowing his citizens to travel abroad as tourists to see how Cuba compares to other nations.
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