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VIDEO: Chavez image gains cult status

Monday, February 25th 2013, 16:53

The sale of memorabilia bearing the face of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is a long-running business in a country where the recovering leader needs to remain visible.
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Chavez 'breathing problems persist'

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 2:14
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is still suffering breathing problems following his return from Cuba where he was treated for cancer, officials say.
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Chavez returns from Cuba cancer care

Monday, February 18th 2013, 16:36
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announces his return home from Cuba, where he had been receiving treatment for cancer since the end of 2012.
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First post-surgery images of Chavez

Friday, February 15th 2013, 17:33
related places: Chavez

The first images of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez since he underwent cancer surgery two months ago are published by the government.
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Kidnap 'kingpin' sent back to China

Friday, February 15th 2013, 11:00
related countries: China China

A Chinese national suspected of heading a kidnapping ring targeting Chinese citizens in Venezuela is brought back to China, officials say.
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Venezuela devalues currency by 32%

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 1:37
related countries: United States United States

In a widely expected move, Venezuela cuts the value of its currency by 32% against the US dollar, in an effort to boost its economy.
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Hugo Chavez's health 'improving'

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 20:21
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is making gradual but clear progress as he recovers from cancer surgery in Cuba, Venezuelan officials say.
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Tensions high after Farc ambush

Friday, February 1st 2013, 21:52
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Tension rise in peace talks as Colombia's Farc rebels kill three policemen in an ambush near the Venezuelan border, according to the authorities.
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'Chavez letter' read at summit

Monday, January 28th 2013, 19:11

Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro reads out a letter he says was written by President Hugo Chavez while recuperating from cancer surgery.
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Venezuela jail closed after riot

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 0:53
related places: Uribana

Venezuelan officials say they are evacuating Uribana prison, the site of a deadly riot which left more than 60 inmates, soldiers and guards dead.
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Deadly prison riot in Venezuela

Saturday, January 26th 2013, 7:23

More than 50 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a prison riot in western Venezuela, hospital staff say.
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False Hugo Chavez photo withdrawn

Friday, January 25th 2013, 1:38
related countries: Spain Spain

The Spanish newspaper El Pais apologises after withdrawing a photo of a sick Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez which it now says is a fake.
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Nations fear end of Venezuela oil deals

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 0:08

The countries buying oil with sugar, rice, even trousers
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Venezuelans in democracy rallies

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 20:09
related places: Caracas

Venezuela's government and opposition mark the 55th anniversary of the end of the military dictatorship with rallies in the capital, Caracas.
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Hugo Chavez 'in physiotherapy'

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 17:49
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Cuba Cuba

The Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez, is receiving physiotherapy in Cuba "to return to his country", says his Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales.
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Hugo Chavez 'joking and laughing'

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 3:52

Hugo Chavez is joking and laughing again, a minister says, the latest positive comments after the Venezuelan president's cancer surgery.
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Hugo Chavez is 'gaining strength'

Sunday, January 20th 2013, 18:37

Venezuela's ailing President Hugo Chavez is "gaining strength" and progressing with his cancer treatment, says Vice-President Nicolas Maduro.
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Chavez deputy gives state address

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 22:52
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro gives the annual state of the nation address instead of ailing President Hugo Chavez.
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VIDEO: Colombians seek new life in Venezuela

Monday, January 14th 2013, 12:00

More and more Colombians fleeing the armed conflict between the military and rebel groups are choosing to seek asylum in neighbouring Venezuela.
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Venezuela's Chavez 'doing better'

Monday, January 14th 2013, 10:42
related places: Chavez

The health of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, who missed his 10 January inauguration after cancer surgery, is improving, the government says.
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Venezuelan leaders back in Havana

Sunday, January 13th 2013, 22:15
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

Venezuela's most senior political leaders are back in Cuba, where President Hugo Chavez is still recovering from his fourth cancer operation in 18 months.
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Chavez rally marks inauguration

Friday, January 11th 2013, 0:28
related places: Caracas

Supporters of Venezuela's Hugo Chavez showing their support for the cancer-stricken leader on the day he was due to be inaugurated for another term.
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VIDEO: Pro-Chavez rally marks inauguration

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 22:43
related places: Caracas

Crowds of supporters of Venezuela's Hugo Chavez rally outside the presidential palace in Caracas, showing their backing for the cancer-stricken leader on the day he was due to be inaugurated for another term.
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Thursday, January 10th 2013, 0:27

Venezuela's Supreme Court rules that the postponement of President Hugo Chavez's inauguration for a new term in office is legal.
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Hugo Chavez swearing-in postponed

Wednesday, January 9th 2013, 12:51
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuela's National Assembly delays President Hugo Chavez's inauguration, due on 10 January, to give him time to recover from cancer surgery.
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Opponents seek Chavez court ruling

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 19:32
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's opposition leader calls on the Supreme Court to rule on what happens if President Hugo Chavez does not attend his inauguration.
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Church warning over Chavez term

Monday, January 7th 2013, 20:45
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's Catholic Church warns that delaying President Hugo Chavez's inauguration would be a "morally unacceptable" violation of the constitution.
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VIDEO: Search intensifies for Missoni boss

Monday, January 7th 2013, 13:15
related countries: Italy Italy

Authorities intensify search efforts for a small plane which disappeared off the coast of Venezuela on Friday with six people on board - including the director of the Italian fashion house Missoni, Vittorio Missoni.
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VIDEO: Missoni boss missing in Venezuela

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 1:48
related countries: Italy Italy

A small aircraft carrying the director of Italian fashion house Missoni has disappeared off the coast of Venezuela.
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Chavez ally elected by assembly

Saturday, January 5th 2013, 20:26
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's National Assembly elects its leader, a potential stand-in for President Hugo Chavez who is struggling to recover from cancer surgery in Cuba.
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Missoni boss missing in Venezuela

Saturday, January 5th 2013, 11:43
related countries: Italy Italy

A small aircraft carrying the director of Italian fashion house Missoni is missing after disappearing off the coast of Venezuela.
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Chavez 'can rule without oath'

Saturday, January 5th 2013, 5:33

Venezuela's vice-president says Hugo Chavez can begin his new six-year term in office, even if he is too ill to be sworn in on Thursday.
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VIDEO: Chavez 'complications' after surgery

Friday, January 4th 2013, 23:15
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, is said to be suffering from "complications" brought on by a "severe lung infection" following his fourth operation in Cuba for cancer
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Chavez battling lung infection

Friday, January 4th 2013, 5:48

Venezuela's President, Hugo Chavez, is suffering from "complications" brought on by a "severe lung infection" that followed cancer surgery, officials say.
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VIDEO: Chavez 'problems after surgery'

Friday, January 4th 2013, 5:22

Venezuela's President, Hugo Chavez, is suffering from "complications" brought on by a "severe lung infection" which developed after surgery, officials say.
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'Truth' demand over Chavez health

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 0:22
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's opposition calls for an "objective" account of the health of President Chavez, who is said to be "stable but delicate" in hospital.
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Chavez 'conscious' says his deputy

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 3:53
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is conscious but in a "delicate and complex situation" after a cancer operation in Cuba, his deputy says.
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