Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

Venezuela Descends Into Chaos

Mohadesa Najumi | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Politics
Mohadesa Najumi

The president needs to realise that the biggest dagger to his government won't come from "fascists" on the street, it will come from a failure to stabilise inflation and the exchange rate.

Chavismo Set for Another Election Victory - Will Venezuela's Right-Wing Coalition Accept This?

Lee Brown | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Politics
Lee Brown

In three weeks time, Venezuelan's will vote in their first Presidential contest for 15 years without Hugo Chávez. But Chavismo is set to record yet another victory

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.

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 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...

Chavez' Ill-Health Means President Could Miss Inauguration

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez's ill health is likely to prevent him from being able to take his fourth oath of office before the National Assembly ...

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...

The Poor In Venezuela Saw Chavez's Victory As Their Own

Diane Abbott | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Politics
Diane Abbott

The Chavez regime has its problems; including crime, corruption and the unremitting hostility of the United States. Perhaps the biggest problem is the health of Chavez himself. If his cancer were to return, there is no succession plan. But last night in the balmy Venezuelan night air, as the city of Caracas erupted with joy around us, there could be no doubt that the poor of Venezuela saw a victory for Chavez as a victory for themselves.

Hugo Chavez Rewards His 3 Millionth Twitter Follower With A Free House

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

A 19-year-old Venezuelan girl has been given a free house by President Hugo Chavez, just for becoming his 3 millionth twitter follower. AP report...