Jorge Arreaza

  • Mourning Venezuelans parade Chavez's coffin, prepare for vote March 7, 2013

    Caracas: Weeping and shouting, a sea of Hugo Chavez's supporters paraded his coffin through the streets of Caracas on Wednesday in an emotional outpouring that could help his deputy win an election and keep his self-styled socialist revolution alive. Hundreds of thousands of "Chavistas" marched behind a hearse carrying the remains...
  • Hugo Chavez loses his battle with cancer, dies at 58 March 6, 2013

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez lost his battle with cancer, silencing the leading voice of the Latin American left and plunging his divided oil-rich nation into an uncertain future. ...
  • Venezuela President battles severe lung infection January 4, 2013

    Caracas (Venezuela): Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is being treated for "respiratory deficiency" after complications from a severe lung infection, his government said, pointing to a deepening crisis for the ailing 58-year-old president. Chavez hasn't spoken publicly or been seen since his December 11 operation in Cuba, and the latest report...