Caracas

  • Chavez ally Maduro narrowly wins Venezuela presidential election 15-04-2013 10:29 AM

    Caracas: Ruling party candidate Nicolas Maduro narrowly won Venezuela's presidential election on Sunday, the electoral authority said, allowing him to continue the socialist policies of the late president Hugo Chavez. The National Electoral Council said Maduro won 50.7 per cent of the votes, compared to 49.1 per cent for his...
  • Venezuela goes to election on Sunday to elect new president after Chavez 14-04-2013 09:28 AM

    Caracas: Late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's socialist revolution would be put to test on Sunday when the country goes to polls to elect a new president. Chavez's chosen successor will compete against a younger rival who promises change in the nation that Chavez polarized. Most opinion polls give his protege,...
  • Hugo Chavez: hero or villain? 07-03-2013 11:57 PM

    Chavez, who died on Wednesday, led Venezuela for 14 years and had easily won a new six-year term in an election in October, defeating Capriles. ...