Add to MyYahoo RSS

Hugo Chavez News

News about Hugo Chavez continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | Free Republic

The tragedy of Venezuela

Barack Obama and the Democratic Party insist they are not really socialists, because in socialist countries the government controls all the means of production.


Related Topix: Prison

8 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Nobel laureate author Garcia Marquez dies

His fictional works - among them "Chronicle of a Death Foretold," "Love in the Time of Cholera" and "Autumn of the Patriarch" - outsold everything published in Spanish except the Bible.


Related Topix: Arts, Literature, South America, World News, Colombia, Journalism

14 hrs ago | The Star Online

Students give Easter twist to dwindling Venezuela protests

Venezuelan students are marching barefoot, building crucifixes and planning to burn effigies of President Nicolas Maduro to try and breathe new life into their protest movement over Easter.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries),

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Viva el Populismo?

CYNTHIA J. ARNSON is director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.


Related Topix: University of Kentucky, Johns Hopkins University

Connecticut Post

$5 billion for fascists; cuts at home.

It's remarkable how the United States spends massive amounts of money on war, terrorism and fomenting coups at the same time politicians and pundits insist there's no money for successful, much-needed domestic programs.


Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion


Wed. Apr 16th, 2014

The mother of a northwest Ohio autistic teen who had been missing since Sunday says her son has been found safe.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Washington Wizards, Jan Vesely

Tue Apr 15, 2014

ABC News

Cuban Doctors in Eye of Venezuelan Hurricane

When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctors.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Venezuela, Fidel Castro


Venezuela set for new crisis talks

Venezuela's government and opposition will sit down Tuesday for a new round of talks aimed at ending two months of deadly protests that have rocked the oil-rich nation.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Crisis in Venezuela: Too much crime, not enough toilet paper

Not everyone in Venezuela is shouting in the streets about crime, inflation and the country's continuing slide toward authoritarian rule.


Related Topix: Prison

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Kos

Venezuela Under Fascist Attack -- with U.S. Help.

American progressives must recognize the urgent need to support and preserve the Venezuelan socialist revolution.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Venezuela: Chavistas debate pace of change

The violent anti-government protests that shook Venezuela in February have again thrust the issue of the pace of change into the broader debate over socialist transformation.


Dissident Voice

Marcuse: Art as Liberation

Marxist aesthetics has yet to ask: What are the qualities of art which transcend the specific social content and form and give art its universality? Is there any role for classic-humanist literature in the moral/spiritual outlook of 21st century socialists? There certainly was for the leading 19th century socialist: Marx constantly reread and ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Literature, US News, Liberal Political News

The Hartford Courant

Anglo American seeks compensation from Venezuela

Anglo American is seeking compensation from Venezuela at a World Bank tribunal over the 2012 cancellation of mining concessions by late president Hugo Chavez 's government.


Related Topix: Ansonia, CT

Bellingham Herald

Venezuelaa s peace talks long on debate but short on results

But by the time the meeting ground to a halt early Friday, no concessions had been made except a promise to meet again on Tuesday.


Related Topix: World News, Venezuela,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Why The United States Has Done Nothing About Venezuela

Venezuela's national police arrest an anti-government protester during riots in Caracas April 6, 2014.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Venezuela, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Washington Post

Silly spin only highlights Hillarya s weakness

Lanny Davis , longtime confidant and incessant spinner for Bill and Hillary Clinton, has unintentionally done Hillary Clinton's critics a great favor in the hilarious, draw-dropping defense of Clinton's "smart power" tenure at the State Department.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Vladimir Putin, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Robert Menendez, Democrat, George Bush

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Venezuela's Maduro and opposition talk as death toll hits 40

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hosted opposition leaders on Thursday at the start of mediated talks intended to stem two months of political unrest that has killed dozens in the OPEC nation.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries),

Real Change

Venezuela's - skyscraper slum' provides haven for poor

Yet this 45-story skyscraper in the center of Venezuela's capital, Caracas, is no five-star hotel or swanky apartment block: It is a slum, probably the tallest in the world.


Related Topix: World News, Venezuela,

Stars and Stripes

Venezuela government and opposition to begin peace talks Thursday on live TV

Venezuela's government and factions of the opposition will sit down Thursday - on live national television - to try to dig their way out of a months-long political crisis that has paralyzed parts of the country and left dozens dead.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, Colombia,


Editorial /

In our previous issue, we had paid our respect to Chavez's departure by republishing the poem of Michel Collon " Hugo Chavez is not dead, he has sowed hope, we are all Chavez! "* ; and the reporting of the bon mot of Victorin Lurel, French minister of overseas departments representing the French government at Chavez's funeral in Caracas, who said, ... (more)


Related Topix: Opinion