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Hugo Chavez

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  • In Venezuela, Chavez foe demands justice in killing of two followers

     
    Venezuelan presidential candidate Henrique Capriles demanded the murderers of two of his followers on Saturday be brought to justice. He also said he has selected a vice presidential running mate...
  • Latin American governments congratulate Chavez win in Venezuela

     
    Governments in Latin America quickly congratulated Hugo Chavez on his reelection Sunday as president of Venezuela, a sign of his convincing win over strong opposition challenger Henrique Capriles....
  • Turkey fires back at Syria on sixth day of trading fire

     
    Turkey fired artillery back at Syria on Monday after a mortar shell landed on its territory, the sixth straight day that the two countries have traded fire across borders, its state news agency reported.The string of strikes have ramped up fears that...
  • Gaza militant killed in renewed clashes with Israel

     
    Renewed clashes between Gaza Strip militants and Israeli soldiers left one Palestinian fighter dead and 14 others wounded, while southern Israeli cities were showered with several dozen mortars and rockets....
  • International court weighs whether Libya can try Kadafi son

     
    The International Criminal Court opened a hearing Tuesday over the fate of the son of Moammar Kadafi, who stands accused of grim crimes against humanity. Yet the question before the international court was not his guilt or innocence – but where to...
  • As 'Chavismo' sputters, a charismatic challenger woos Venezuelans

     
    Global Focus: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has loomed larger than life over his oil-rich country for nearly 14 years, doling out health care and houses and university admissions to supporters of his “Bolivarian Revolution” aimed at...
  • Top drug cartel leader in Mexico possibly killed in firefight, officials say

     
    Mexican authorities said late Monday they may have killed the top leader of the notorious Zetas paramilitary force in a gun and grenade battle in the state of Coahuila, in what would be the most important blow to powerful drug cartels in the six-year...
  • 39 killed in huge Venezuela oil refinery fire; gas leak suspected

     
    An early morning explosion and fire at Venezuela's largest refinery killed at least 26 people Saturday and left the nation’s most important source for auto and airline fuel out of commission....
  • Must Reads: Hugo Chavez, Hillary Clinton and a tilting Tunisia

     
    From the hopes for Mogadishu to the barbs of the Venezuelan election, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from the past week in global news....
  • Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez formalizes his reelection bid

     
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez registered Monday with the National Electoral Commission to face challenger Henrique Capriles in the October presidential election....
  • Venezuela's Globovision pays $2.1 million fine to stay on air

     
    Globovision TV, a frequent critic of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, bowed to government pressure and said Friday it will pay a contested $2.1-million fine the day after the penalty was upheld by the Supreme Court and a government official threatened to...