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With Chavez sicker, Venezuela axes New Year party

A dog walks past a mural of Venezuela President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.  Chavez is confronting "new complications" due to a respiratory infection nearly three weeks after undergoing cancer surgery, his Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Sunday evening in Cuba as he visited the ailing leader for the first time since his operation. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Backers of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez were in no mood to celebrate New Year’s Eve Monday as the cancer-stricken leftist leader took a turn for the worse, fueling doubts about his political future.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Venezuelan President Chavez insists he is ‘totally’ cancer-free

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. AFP FILE PHOTO

Firebrand Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez insisted Monday that he is “totally” cancer-free and ready to take on what promises to be a tough re-election battle without “physical restrictions.”

Posted: July 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »