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.
By Fox News Latino | 01/04/2013 - 10:56
The most sought-after present during this Christmas season here in Venezuela? A tidbit of information regarding the health of President Hugo Chávez, a scarce and murky commodity after his six-hour surgery performed over three weeks ago in Havana.
However, no matter how poor the information flow was at first, the picture that has emerged in the last few days is clear, and it is one of a seriously ill president, a government scrambling to stay in power and an opposition ready (and some say too eager) to step in and step up.
By Amaris Castillo | 11/18/2011 - 10:04
When images of President Barack Obama kissing Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez sprung up all over the Internet, we couldn’t believe our eyes. After some searching, we could relax; the photo is actually part of a new ad campaign by the United Colors of Benetton, and was expertly digitally manipulated. The campaign, which features other images of world leaders locking lips, has fueled much controversy.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/08/2011 - 16:00
Many Venezuelans have begun to ponder life without their leader. Hugo Chávez, who has ruled the Latin American country for the past 12 years, has been seen only sporadically in public lately and revealed that he is battling cancer on June 30.
By Johanna Ferreira | 05/18/2011 - 09:44
Quite a bit of controversy was stirred up yesterday when Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez took to Twitter to thank Shakira for giving him a signed red guitar. But according to a statement made by Shakira’s press office, she had “signed 6 guitars at the request of concert organizers” while she was on tour in Caracas, Venezuela.
By Amaris Castillo | 04/19/2011 - 19:03
Has the legendary Chupacabra (aka that mythical creature known to suck the blood of livestock and first reported in Puerto Rico way back in 1995) scurried its way back into the limelight? According to Darrin Jackson, it has. The Arizona civilian told ABC local affiliate reporters that he noticed something unusual running from a park while he was driving his kids to school.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/10/2010 - 16:15
Alejandro Sanz is extending an olive branch to Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, imploring him over Twitter to allow the Spanish singer to hold a concert in Caracas.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/06/2010 - 17:00
Oliver Stone's new documentary South of the Border has generated a lot of controversy since it hit theaters two weeks ago.
By Mariela Rosario | 06/25/2010 - 18:00
Famed director Oliver Stone premiered his film South of the Border last night in NYC and we caught up with him to talk to him about the controversial new documentary. The film, hitting select theaters June 25th, is a whirlwind tour of Latin American politics and paints various leaders who have been vilified in the American press in a complimentary light. From Hugo Chavez to Cristina de Kirchner to Evo Morales, Stone gains unprecedented access. Here's what he had to tell us:
By Dorkys Ramos | 01/25/2010 - 17:00
On Saturday, the Venezuelan government took six cable TV channels off the air for disobeying a law requiring them to air government messages. Last week, 24 channels—including RCTV—were redefined as national rather than international broadcasters, meaning they are now forced to carry President Hugo Chavez’s addresses and campaign materials throughout this election year.