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Thousands march with Chavez coffin

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 22:32
related places: Caracas

Venezuela begins seven days of mourning after the death of President Hugo Chavez, with crowds accompanying his coffin through the streets of Caracas.
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Penn and Stone pay tribute to Chavez

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 11:08
related places: Chavez

Academy award-winners actor Sean Penn and director Oliver Stone pay tribute to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has died aged 58.
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VIDEO: World reaction to Chavez death

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 9:33
related places: Chavez

World leaders have been reacting to the news of the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has died at the age of 58, after 14 years in power.
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Hugo Chavez dies after cancer fight

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 8:11
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's controversial President Hugo Chavez - who led a left-wing revival across Latin America - dies aged 58 after a battle with cancer.
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Economic muddle of Chavez legacy

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 22:43
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez bequeaths a nation beset by crumbling infrastructure, unsustainable public spending and underperforming industry.
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Chavez in 'most difficult hours'

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 21:36
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is undergoing his 'most difficult hours', his deputy says, as concerns mount for the leader's failing health.
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VIDEO: Chavez illness 'brought on by enemy'

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 21:36

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is undergoing his "most difficult hours", his deputy has said.
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Chavez suffers new severe infection

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 13:35

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is suffering from a new, severe respiratory infection following cancer surgery, the government says.
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Venezuela probes indigenous killing

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 2:03

Venezuela probes the killing of indigenous leader Sabino Romero, a well-known campaigner on Yukpa ancestral land.
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Marchers seek Chavez health details

Sunday, March 3rd 2013, 19:35
related places: Caracas, Chavez

Hundreds of Venezuelan students and opposition members march in Caracas demanding more details about President Hugo Chavez's health.
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Hugo Chavez 'has more chemotherapy'

Saturday, March 2nd 2013, 13:29
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is receiving chemotherapy in a Caracas hospital after cancer surgery in Cuba, the vice-president has revealed.
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Hugo Chavez 'battling for his life'

Friday, March 1st 2013, 14:47
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez is "battling for his health and his life" following his latest cancer treatment in Cuba, the vice-president says.
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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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