Hugo Chavez Dead

Jessica Elgot

The Gruesome Work Of Embalming | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK

Hugo Chavez is to have the somewhat dubious honour of joining the "controversial embalmed corpses of leaders" club, it was announced on Friday. Som...

Chavez's Last Words Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK

Hugo Chavez, the once indefatigable leader of Venezuela, died pleading with his Cuban doctors saying: "I don't want to die", according the one of his ...

The Politics of Eulogies: Contrast Hugo Chavez and President Suharto

Dr Kristian Lasslett | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Kristian Lasslett

Over the coming days and weeks, plenty will be said on Chavez. Some analysis will be fair and well researched; other accounts will pass through the distorting lens of Western interests. As the case of Suharto demonstrates, this lens can play optical tricks, indeed millions can be wiped from the record.

Hugo Chavez Procession

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

Hundreds of thousands of mourners have flooded the streets of the Caracas to honour Hugo Chavez. The Venezuelan capital was brought to a standstill...

What Will Happen to Venezuela After Chavez?

Sarah Aston | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sarah Aston

Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced on 5 March that the controversial figure and President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, is dead. Having battled with cancer since 2011, news of the death of the 58 year old will not have surprised many yet Chavez's sudden departure has led to questions of what will happen next.

'The US Lost A Friend It Never Knew It Had'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

Tributes have been pouring in for Hugo Chavez after the Venezuelan leader lost a two-year battle with cancer on Tuesday night. Condolences for the ...

The Colourful Quotes Of Hugo Chavez

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK

Breast implants, the Falkland Islands and how capitalism may have ended life on Mars. The late Hugo Chavez had an opinion on it all. From describi...

Pictures Of The Day: 6th March 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Hugo Chavez 'Conscious' After Cancer Surgery

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is in a "delicate and complex" condition after undergoing cancer surgery in Cuba three weeks ago. Vice president N...