Recent News Headlines : Hugo Chavez

WHY MEXICO'S GOVERNMENT WANTS TO KEEP VENEZUELA IN THE NEWS


Venezuela's ambassador to Mexico, Maria Urbaneja Durant, met with members of the party last week... READ MORE

5th June, 2017 31

TENS OF THOUSANDS HIT THE STREETS


With international pressure mounting on Maduro, foreign ministers from the 34-nation OAS bloc met in Washington DC on Wednesday to debate the situation in Venezuela... READ MORE

1st June, 2017 927

VENEZUELA EXILES HOUND AND SHAME SOCIALIST OFFICIALS ABROAD


I knew it was him, the 43-year-old Venezuelan businessman said of the encounter this month... READ MORE

30th May, 2017 0

HUGO CHAVEZ'S CHILDHOOD HOME BURNED BY ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTERS IN VENEZUELA


The street clashes engulfing Venezuela appear to be turning increasingly violent, with security forces and youth protesters becoming more unruly... READ MORE

23rd May, 2017 2

FRESH VENEZUELA CLASHES AFTER MAN SET ALIGHT


Fresh clashes also broke out between protesters and police on the outskirts of Caracas, where demonstrators blocked streets with barricades... READ MORE

23rd May, 2017 0

PROTESTERS AGAIN SHUT DOWN CARACAS IN 'SIT-IN AGAINST DICTATORSHIP' AS VIOLENCE MOUNTS


Thousands of protesters hauled folding chairs, beach umbrellas and coolers onto main roads across Venezuela on Monday for another national demonstration ag... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 5

CAPRILES REJECTS MADURO PLAN TO REWRITE CONSTITUTION


The opposition turns down Maduro's invitation to discuss new constitution and vows to continue protests for elections... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 130

WOMEN TAKE ON THE FIGHT AGAINST VENEZUELA'S MADURO


Maduro, backed by the Venezuelan military, is resisting... READ MORE

7th May, 2017 0

WOMEN'S MARCH KEEPS PRESSURE ON VENEZUELA'S MADURO


The opposition and many protesters say his real aim is to dodge elections... READ MORE

7th May, 2017 0

VENEZUELA PROTESTER SHOT IN HEAD IN ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTS DIES


In the video, Lopez appears unrecognizable, said Diana Lopez, the opposition leader's sister... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 158

PRESIDENT NICOLAS MADURO'S ATTEMPT TO REWRITE CONSTITUTION ERUPTS CLASHES IN VENEZUELA


Published May 4, 2017 2 09 pm National guardsmen launched tear gas at demonstrators who tried to march toward the National Assembly, protesting against President Nicolas Maduro rewriting the constitution... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 12

FLAMES, FATALITY AT VENEZUELA DEMO OVER LEADER'S CRISIS MANEUVER


It is a fraud by Maduro's side, said the president's most prominent opponent, senior opposition leader Henrique Capriles... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 4

FLAMES AT VENEZUELA DEMO OVER LEADER'S CRISIS MANEUVER


Protesters were enraged by the socialist president launching procedures with the electoral council to draw up a new constitution... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 0

VENEZUELA OPPOSITION GEARS FOR HUGE RALLY AGAINST CONSTITUTION REWRITE


He has vowed to defend the socialist revolution launched by Chavez, who oversaw the writing of the current constitution... READ MORE

3rd May, 2017 0

VENEZUELA'S MADURO HIKES MINIMUM WAGE AMID RISING PROTESTS


Protesters accuse Maduro of taking Venezuela down the path of dictatorship, unrest triggered by the government-stacked Supreme Court stripping congress of its last vestiges of power... READ MORE

1st May, 2017 226

ANALYSIS | IN VENEZUELA AND TURKEY, STRONGMEN FEAR THE LIMITS OF THEIR POWER


For Erdogan and Maduro, both seemingly bent on staying in power, there may be many sleepless nights ahead... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 986

VENEZUELA TO WITHDRAW FROM OAS AS DEADLY PROTESTS CONTINUE


Violent protests against the government continued in the capital Caracas on Wednesday... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 948

VENEZUELA OPPOSITION ASKS WALL STREET TO CUT OFF MADURO AS PROTESTS CONTINUE


Venezuela's opposition is trying to rally international opposition to President Nicolas Maduro amid roiling anti-government protests... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 17

VENEZUELA OPPOSITION VOWS FRESH PROTESTS DESPITE DEATHS


Thousands of Maduro's supporters held a counter-rally in central Caracas... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 3

VENEZUELAN ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTS LEAVES 3 DEAD


General Motors announced that it will immediately cease operations in Venezuela after its assets were seized by public authorities... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 190

VENEZUELANS GEAR UP FOR MAJOR MARCH AGAINST MADURO


2 socialist leader Diosdado Cabello said 60,000 die hard government supporters would circulate on motorcycles to prevent the opposition from reaching its planned destination... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 2

AMID PROTESTS, VENEZUELA'S MADURO SEEKS TO EXPAND ARMED CIVILIAN MILITIAS


Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced plans Monday to expand the number of civilians involved in armed militias as tensions in the crisis... READ MORE

18th April, 2017 0

VENEZUELAN ARMY VOWS LOYALTY TO EMBATTLED PRESIDENT


President Nicolas Maduro praises military's 'revolutionary commitment' as opponents schedule 'mother of all protests'... READ MORE

18th April, 2017 1145

VENEZUELA PROTESTS ESCALATE


More protests to come As Easter approaches, opposition leaders have issued a new call for protests... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 0

VENEZUELA PROTESTERS DEMAND MADURO SLATE ELECTIONS, ARE TEAR-GASSED


Demonstrators and opposition leaders are angered at what they see as a government that no longer respects democratic institutions and is sliding toward authoritarianism... READ MORE

11th April, 2017 1

VENEZUELA BANS KEY OPPOSITION LEADER IN TENSE CRISIS


Henrique Capriles was one of the leaders of mass demonstrations this week against socialist President Nicolas Maduro that led to clashes with police... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 0

VENEZUELA BANS KEY OPPOSITION LEADER IN TENSE CRISIS


Henrique Capriles was one of the leaders of mass demonstrations this week against socialist President Nicolas Maduro that led to clashes with police... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 0

VENEZUELA BACK FROM BRINK AS TOP COURT REVERSES SHOCK RULING


Saturday's Supreme Court reversal came as a result of international pressure on Caracas, said Argentina's foreign minister Susana Malcorra... READ MORE

2nd April, 2017 928

VENEZUELA'S MADURO, SUPREME COURT BACK DOWN FROM REMOVING CONGRESSIONAL POWERS


The ruling had brought down two days of condemnation by governments across Latin America, along with the United States and the United Nations... READ MORE

2nd April, 2017 3

DENOUNCED AS DICTATOR, MADURO BACKS DOWN, REVERSES COURT'S RULING ON VENEZUELA LEGISLATURE'S POWERS


Borges made a direct appeal to Venezuela's military to stand up for the constitution and their conscience, to further isolate Maduro... READ MORE

2nd April, 2017 2048

Trending News Headlines : Hugo Chavez

WORLD LEADERS BID FAREWELL TO FIDEL CASTRO


People attend a memorial service for Cuba's late President Fidel Castro in Revolution Square in Havana... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 12823

'IT'S A MEDIA WAR AND UK SEES YOU AS A THREAT'


Oliver Stone on RT bank account closure 'It's a media war and UK sees you as a threat'... READ MORE

18th October, 2016 6221

VENEZUELANS ARE STORMING SUPERMARKETS AND ATTACKING TRUCKS AS FOOD SUPPLIES DWINDLE


Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle... READ MORE

29th June, 2016 3862

SHOPPING MALL TERROR ATTACKS CALL


Indeed, some economists say that the government's hesitance to overhaul its perplexing currency controls could intensify Venezuela's economic problems... READ MORE

23rd February, 2015 2272

CASTRO CHAVEZ AND BAD LUCK GLENN REYNOLDS


Both Venezuela and Cuba have suffered under leaders who enriched themselves and their families... READ MORE

28th November, 2016 1379

NEPHEWS OF VENEZUELAN FIRST LADY ARRESTED ON U.S. DRUG CHARGES


Vigil said Campos claimed to law enforcement that he is the son of Flores and stepson of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro... READ MORE

11th November, 2015 1268

COULD GREECE BECOME THE EUROPEAN VENEZUELA?


A dispute with miners in a village in northern greece suggests the syriza government shares the chavista anti-capitalist agenda... READ MORE

4th July, 2015 862

PROTESTS AS VENEZUELA ENTERS STATE OF EMERGENCY


Maduro is the heir of the populist president Hugo Chavez, who died of cancer in 2013... READ MORE

16th May, 2016 800

THE SPECIAL, WEIRD MISERY OF BEING A SHOPPER IN VENEZUELA


The imported liquor he sells includes Hugo Casanova, a Chilean sauvignon blanc that costs 21,000 Bolivares 23, which is twice the monthly minimum wage in Venezuela... READ MORE

11th December, 2015 779

CORRUPTION, FALLING OIL PRICES AND TALK OF A COUP


If the day comes when they too abandon President Maduro and turn against him, all bets will be off on what could happen to Venezuela... READ MORE

21st February, 2015 740

NICOLAS MADURO HOLDS VATICAN-BACKED TALKS IN VENEZUELA


Members of Venezuela's opposition have met the government for talks as President Nicolas Maduro seeks to fend off calls for his removal... READ MORE

31st October, 2016 686

VENEZUELA PRESIDENT DECLARES 60-DAY STATE OF EMERGENCY, BLAMING US FOR INSTABILITY


Nicolas Maduro says 'Washington is activating measures at the request of Venezuela's fascist right'... READ MORE

14th May, 2016 684

POLICEMAN DIES AFTER BEING SHOT AT VENEZUELA PROTESTS


Enraged by last week's suspension of a push for a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela's opposition has ramped up its tactics in recent days... READ MORE

27th October, 2016 674

U.S. INTELLIGENCE OFFICIALS: VENEZUELA COULD BE HEADED FOR COLLAPSE


The intelligence officials outlined three possible change-of-government scenarios... READ MORE

14th May, 2016 626

VENEZUELA LAWMAKER SERRA'S MURDER BLAMED ON FAR RIGHT


Related Stories Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has blamed ultra-right opposition groups in the country and in neighbouring Colombia for the murder of a governing party lawmaker... READ MORE

3rd October, 2014 586

VENEZUELA CUTS POWER TO FOUR HOURS A DAY TO SAVE ENERGY


Venezuela introduces power cuts of four hours a day from next week to deal with a worsening energy crisis... READ MORE

22nd April, 2016 547

AS VENEZUELANS VOTE, WHATS AT STAKE IS THE CONTINUATION OF THE REVOLUTION


CARACAS, Venezuela -- Nine words into her answer about what it's like to live in Venezuela, Omaira Laja was in tears... READ MORE

6th December, 2015 512

VENEZUELA TRIED TO BLOCK A TV SERIES ON CHAVEZ. IT STILL CAUSED A STORM.


But when El Comandante, a new television series based on Chavez's life, premiered in Latin America last week, Venezuela's telecommunications regulator banned it from the airwaves... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 470

AS ECONOMY LAGS HUGO CHVEZS MOVEMENT FADES IN VENEZUELA


BARINAS, Venezuela -- As president, Hugo Chavez lavished millions from this country's oil boom on his home state of Barinas... READ MORE

13th December, 2015 465

'WE'RE LIVING WORSE THAN IN A WAR'


The opposition wants a recall referendum against Maduro later this year in order to force a new presidential election... READ MORE

21st June, 2016 381

VENEZUELA OPPOSITION BRACES FOR CHALLENGING ELECTION AFTER LEADER'S JAILING


Venezuela's public powers are independent, she said at the United Nations after meeting with Secretary General Ban Ki-moon... READ MORE

12th September, 2015 292

FIDEL CASTRO MAKES RARE PUBLIC APPEARANCE IN CUBA


Cu, showing former Cuban president Fidel Castro greeting a member of the Venezuelan delegation... READ MORE

4th April, 2015 277

VENEZUELAN COURT OVERRIDES OPPOSITION PARLIAMENT'S 'IMPEACHMENT' OF PRESIDENT MADURO


Venezuelan court overrides opposition parliament's 'impeachment' of President Maduro -- RT News... READ MORE

10th January, 2017 276

VENEZUELA PRESIDENT DECLARES ECONOMIC EMERGENCY AS INFLATION HITS 141%


Venezuela president declares economic emergency as inflation hits 141 percent... READ MORE

16th January, 2016 270

100-BOLIVAR NOTE WAS PULLED FROM CIRCULATION BEFORE NEW, LARGER CURRENCY NOTES WERE MADE AVAILABLE


'Utterly stupid' The Democratic Unity opposition coalition said the socialist leader should resign for incompetence and for inflicting yet more suffering on Venezuelans... READ MORE

18th December, 2016 247

IN VENEZUELA'S HOUSING PROJECTS, EVEN LOYALISTS HAVE HAD ENOUGH


As activists demand President Maduro's removal, his natural supporters are joining protests against shortages and high prices... READ MORE

23rd May, 2016 231

VENEZUELAS DEFEATED RULING PARTY RIVEN BY CONFLICT AND SCORN


Both men, leftist icons in their time, were fired from the government after Mr. Maduro was elected to replace Mr. Chavez... READ MORE

9th December, 2015 218

LOOTING, ARRESTS SOAR AS VENEZUELAS FOOD CRISIS MOUNTS


Photos on social media showed looters attacking trucks on the highway that connects Venezuela's main port of Puerto Cabello to the industrial city of Valencia... READ MORE

16th June, 2016 207

VENEZUELA MILITIA MEMBERS KILLED BY POLICE AMID POLITICAL UNREST


Venezuela's colectivos are civilian militia groups established to defend the Bolivarian revolution of the late president Hugo Ch vez... READ MORE

9th October, 2014 201

'THINGS COULD EXPLODE': WHY PRESSURE IS MOUNTING AS VENEZUELA'S ECONOMY MELTS DOWN


Venezuela's economic meltdown has become so dire that few political analysts believe President Nicolas Maduro will manage to finish his term, which ends in 2019... READ MORE

24th May, 2016 196


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