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Chavez Set on 2012 Re-Election Bid Despite Cancer

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says in a new interview that he will seek another six-year term next year even as he struggles to overcome cancer. President Chavez made the remark in an interview published Monday in the government newspaper Correo del Orinoco. The president said he has not thought for a moment about leaving his […]

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Venezuela’s Chavez Confirms Will Run Again in 2012

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he will seek another six-year presidential term in 2012. In an interview published Monday in the state newspaper Correo del Orinoco, President Chavez said he will seek “with more strength than before” his reelection to the presidency, despite his recent surgery to remove a cancerous tumor followed by chemotherapy. Mr. […]

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Venezuela’s Chavez Completes First Round of Chemotherapy

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuela’s president says he has “successfully” completed a first round of chemotherapy. In a phone call carried live on state television Friday, Hugo Chavez said he was preparing for a second cycle of chemotherapy to “totally defeat and eliminate” all cancerous cells. The 56-year-old president is in Cuba undergoing treatment after recent surgery to remove […]

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Venezuela’s Finance Minister Says Chavez to Seek Re-Election in 2012

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuela’s finance minister says there is no doubt that President Hugo Chavez will run for re-election next year, despite returning to Cuba to begin chemotherapy following recent cancer surgery. Finance Minister Jorge Giordani made the comment on state television Monday, two days after President Chavez flew back to the island, where he underwent surgery last […]

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Venezuela’s Chavez in Cuba to Begin Cancer Treatment

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 8:35 am (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived in Cuba late Saturday to begin chemotherapy, after undergoing surgery last month to remove a cancerous tumor. Before boarding his plane in Caracas, Mr. Chavez said he was going away for a few days, but the length of his stay in Cuba is not known. Earlier in the day, President […]

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Venezuela’s Chavez in Cuba to Begin Cancer Treatment

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived in Cuba late Saturday to begin chemotherapy, after undergoing surgery last month to remove a cancerous tumor. Before boarding his plane in Caracas, Mr. Chavez said he was going away for a few days, but the length of his stay in Cuba is not known. Earlier in the day, President […]

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Venezuela’s Chavez Leaves for Cuba to Begin Cancer Treatment

Posted July 16th, 2011 at 8:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez left for Cuba late Saturday to begin chemotherapy, after undergoing surgery last month to remove a cancerous tumor. Before boarding his plane, Mr. Chavez said he was going away for a few days, but the length of his stay in Cuba is not known. Earlier in the day, President Chavez delegated […]

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Headed Back to Cuba, Venezuela’s Ailing Chavez Delegates Some Duties

Posted July 16th, 2011 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez delegated some of his powers to his vice president and finance minister Saturday, hours before traveling back to Cuba for a “second phase” of cancer treatment. Mr. Chavez resisted calls from the opposition to temporarily hand over the presidency to Vice President Elias Jaua during his absence. But shortly after the […]

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Chavez to Get Cancer Treatment in Cuba

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 7:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he will travel back to Cuba Saturday for a “second phase” of treatment for his cancer. Mr. Chavez told reporters Friday the new phase will include chemotherapy. He said he had sent a letter to the national assembly formally asking their permission for the trip. The Venezuelan leader has not […]

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Chavez May Head to Brazil for Cancer Treatment

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez could soon be traveling to Brazil as part of his ongoing battle against cancer. Brazil’s official news agency said Friday the Venezuelan leader is expected to arrive in the coming days after working out details of the visit with the staff of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. Mr. Chavez is expected to […]

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