By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/05/2013 - 15:22
July 5, 2013 commemorates the 202nd anniversary of Venezuela’s independence. In honor of this glorious day, we’ve rounded up 15 influential Venezuelans throughout history:
By Amaris Castillo | 03/11/2013 - 17:02
A final resting place has been determined for Hugo Chávez’s body.
The Miami Herald is reporting that the late president’s body is set to be displayed permanently at an old fort of historic significance on a Venezuelan hilltop. The 113-year-old structure known as Cuartel de la Montaña (Mountain Barracks) was used by Chávez to direct coup operations.
By Amaris Castillo | 03/11/2013 - 13:59
All in fun? That’s debatable.
By Samantha Leal | 03/08/2013 - 10:03
As Venezuela (and the world) deals with the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death, details are coming to light about the polarizing leader's funeral and final resting place. According to the Associated Press, Chavez's body will be preserved and displayed indefinitely inside a glass tomb at a military museum (Museum of the Revolution) that is not far from the palace where he ruled from for 14 years.
By Amaris Castillo | 03/07/2013 - 11:02
After his struggle with cancer, Hugo Chavez’s life ended from a massive heart attack.
According to CBS News, the head of Venezuela's presidential guard delivered the news late Wednesday, adding that the late president mouthed his desire to live.
By Kamren Curiel | 03/06/2013 - 12:41
Hollywood heavyweights Sean Penn and Oliver Stone both released statements following the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday. Penn was a longtime supporter of the late president who lost his fight with an undisclosed type of pelvic cancer at 58.
By Irina Gonzalez | 03/05/2013 - 18:15
The news is official: Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez has passed away after battling cancer since July 2011. During his almost 14 years as Venezuela’s president and the founder of the Revolutionary Bolivian Movement, Hugo Chávez became one of the most controversial figures in international politics.
By Jesus Trivino | 03/01/2013 - 12:52
Hugo Chavez has died after struggling with cancer. In his lifetime, the Venezuelan president marched to the beat of his own drum – and that drum was usually off-beat. Click through the late leader’s craziest moments.