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Ex-Venezuelan President to be Buried in Venezuela

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Relatives of former Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez have agreed that he will be buried in Venezuela, ending a bitter family dispute. Lawyers for both sides in the dispute said in a joint statement Wednesday that Mr. Perez’s remains will return to Venezuela for burial as soon as the proper arrangements are made. It is […]

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Ex-Venezuelan President to be Buried in Venezuela

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Relatives of former Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez have agreed that he will be buried in Venezuela, ending a bitter family dispute. Lawyers for both sides of the dispute said in a joint statement Wednesday that Mr. Perez’s remains will return to Venezuela for burial as soon as the proper arrangements are made. It is […]

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Chavez: Venezuela to Nationalize Gold Mining Industry

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he plans to give the government exclusive control over the nation’s gold mining industry to boost the country’s international reserves. Speaking on state television Wednesday, President Chavez said he will issue a decree in the coming days to nationalize operations currently under the control of private and foreign companies. Gold […]

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Venezuelan Hospitals to Temporarily Freeze Fees

Posted August 16th, 2011 at 8:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuela’s government says the country’s private hospitals have agreed to freeze their fees for up to three weeks as they seek ways to contain health care costs and increase access for the poor. Health Minister Eugenia Sader made the announcement Tuesday after meeting with hospital representatives. She said that period will allow officials to look […]

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Venezuela, Iran Seek to Boost Dialogue Within OPEC

Posted August 16th, 2011 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The presidents of Venezuela and Iran have agreed to boost dialogue within OPEC as global economic concerns impact world oil prices. The Venezuelan government made the comment Tuesday, one day after President Hugo Chavez spoke with his Iranian counterpart, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, by telephone. The two leaders spoke ahead of next month’s meeting in Caracas on […]

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Venezuelan Police Seize One Ton of Cocaine in Drug Raid

Posted August 14th, 2011 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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A Venezuelan official says authorities have confiscated one ton of cocaine in a drug smuggling raid. Justice Minister Tareck El Aissami says two rogue police officers accused of helping the smugglers were killed during the seizure at an undisclosed location. El Aissami says a narcotics officer was injured. It was not clear from his comments […]

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Chavez Says Chemotherapy Going Well

Posted August 11th, 2011 at 6:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says his current round of chemotherapy is going well and that he is “winning the battle” against cancer. In a phone call to Venezuelan state television Thursday, Mr. Chavez said this phase of treatment will end on Friday and that he will return to Venezuela soon. Mr. Chavez also took the […]

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Chavez Says Second Chemotherapy Treatment to Start

Posted August 8th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is to begin a second round of chemotherapy in Havana in the coming hours. Mr. Chavez said in a phone call to state media Monday that he has gained weight and recent blood and organ tests went well. The 57-year-old president is in Cuba for cancer treatment. He has […]

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Chavez Back in Cuba for More Cancer Treatment

Posted August 7th, 2011 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in Cuba for more cancer treatment. Mr. Chavez arrived in Havana late Saturday, where he was greeted by Cuban President Raul Castro. Cuban doctors removed a large tumor from the Venezuelan president in June. The operation was followed by one round of chemotherapy last month. Doctors will run tests […]

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Venezuela’s Chavez to Undergo More Chemotherapy

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he will soon undergo a second round of chemotherapy in his treatment for cancer. President Chavez made the announcement Wednesday on state media, adding that there could be a need for as many as four rounds of chemotherapy. It is not clear yet whether he will be treated in Venezuela […]

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