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Obama Dedicates Cesar Chavez Home as National Monument

Posted October 8th, 2012 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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President Barack Obama has dedicated the home of the late U.S. labor leader Cesar Chavez as a national monument, saying the world became a better place when Chavez decided to change it. Chavez’s widow still lives in that home in Keene, California, north of Los Angeles. Chavez is buried at the site. Chavez co-founded the […]

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Chavez Denies Rumors of Health Setback

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 8:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has gone on television to dismiss rumors about his health, a day after a newspaper reported he had been rushed to a hospital with kidney failure linked to his treatment for cancer. The televised images Thursday showed Mr. Chavez, wearing a baseball cap and a red top, tossing a softball on […]

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Chavez Denies Rumors of Health Setback

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is denying a newspaper report that he had been rushed to the hospital with kidney failure linked to his treatment for an undisclosed form of cancer. President Chavez issued the denial Thursday, one day after Miami-based Spanish-language newspaper El Nuevo Herald, citing anonymous sources, said the Venezuelan leader had been taken […]

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Chavez Denies “Rumors” of Worsening Condition

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 12:42 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is denying reports his health is in decline, countering an article in the U.S.-based EL Nuevo Herald saying he had been hospitalized. Mr. Chavez spoke by telephone to Venezuelan state television Thursday, urging people not to pay attention to what he said were rumors. He said he is working at “half-speed” […]

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Venezuela’s Chavez Back Home After Chemotherapy in Cuba

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 3:39 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has returned home after completing what he says is a final round of chemotherapy to treat his cancer. President Chavez said after arriving from Cuba that the chemotherapy sessions have been successful and that he feels as if he has been “born again.” Mr. Chavez underwent three rounds in Cuba and […]

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Venezuela’s Chavez Expects 1 More Round of Chemotherapy

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 8:06 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he will likely undergo a fourth round of chemotherapy in his battle with cancer, and that it should be his final round. President Chavez made the comment Tuesday in Caracas during an interview with a television station. Mr. Chavez recently completed his third round of treatment in Venezuela. He underwent […]

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Venezuela Protests US Sanctions

Posted September 10th, 2011 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez challenged U.S. President Barack Obama Friday to prove U.S. claims that four Venezuelan officials are involved in drugs and arms trafficking. The U.S. accused the four men Thursday of providing arms, security and training to FARC, Colombia’s main rebel group. The Venezuelans were placed on the U.S. narcotics kingpins list, freezing […]

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Venezuelan President to Continue Cancer Treatments

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 1:27 am (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez says he will continue his cancer treatments through at least November. The Socialist leader said Wednesday he will be fit and ready to run for reelection next year. Mr. Chavez has undergone three rounds of chemotherapy treatments since doctors in Cuba removed a cancerous tumor from his pelvic area in June. […]

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Venezuelan President Completes Third Cancer Treatment

Posted September 3rd, 2011 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says “he couldn’t feel better” after completing a week-long third round of chemotherapy at a military hospital. Mr. Chavez did jumping jacks to show off his stamina to cheering supporters as he left the hospital in Caracas Friday evening. The Socialist leader’s previous treatments were given in Cuba. In a TV […]

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Venezuelan President to Undergo Third Round of Chemotherapy

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 12:40 am (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he will undergo a third round of chemotherapy in his home country on Sunday. Mr. Chavez, who has previously gone to Cuba for treatment, revealed plans for treating his cancer during a TV broadcast on Saturday. Doctors removed a cancerous tumor from the socialist leader in June. President Chavez followed […]

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