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Spain's Podemos Just Latest Victim of Toxic Venezuela Monster!

Asa Cusack | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Politics
Asa Cusack

Spain's traditional parties aim to halt the remarkable rise of Podemos by painting links to Venezuela as foreign intervention. Like many Podemos policies this is an import from Latin America. The good news is that it makes no sense. The bad news is nobody cares.

Venezuelan Presidential Elections 2013: All Over Bar the Shouting

Asa Cusack | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Politics
Asa Cusack

With just a few days to go before Sunday's elections (14 April), there's only one winner: Chávez's former vice-president Nicolás Maduro. Here we look at the last-minute grenades coming his way and how he's batting them back with a little help from friends (and enemies) abroad.

Venezuelan Presidential Elections 2013: And It's Chávez Deputy Nicolás Maduro at a Canter!

Asa Cusack | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Politics
Asa Cusack

The temporary ceasefire following Hugo Chávez's death is over, and campaigning for mid-April elections has seen Venezuela's two political poles renew hostilities. Here we take a local look at who's heading the race for the presidential palace and why.

BEAT THE WEEK: From Babies To Bieber

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK

It's been a week of mourning in Venezula after the death of president Hugo Chavez on Tuesday. From describing then-President George W Bush as a "s...

Venezuelan Opposition Prepares for Non-Recognition of Chavez Victory

Dr Francisco Dominguez | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK Politics
Dr Francisco Dominguez

Venezuelans go to the polls on 7 October to elect their president. The main choice is between the incumbent Hugo Chavez and Henrique Capriles Radonski, a right-wing state governor with strong ties to the country's elite.