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 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 Sugey Palomares | 03/05/2013 - 18:45
Whether you saw him as a political savior or socialist tyrant, Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez lived up to his reputation of being a fighter. Diagnosed with cancer in 2011, the 58-year-old leader was dedicated to beating cancer and completing his new six-year term. As we honor the legacy and history he left behind, we take a look back at Chávez’s declining health throughout recent years.
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 Samantha Leal | 08/20/2012 - 19:00
In an ad that both confuses us and ruins childhood memories, a Venezuelan plastic surgery center gives the mermaid princess Ariel, well, some major work. The ad for Clinica Dempere shows Ariel escaping from Ursula the seawitch and swimming straight for the clinic -- where she's given not only legs, but seemingly bigger boobs, a nose job and probably some Botox, to boot.
By Jesus Trivino | 03/16/2012 - 16:04
The cast of NBC's Celebrity Apprentice has never looked better! You can thank former Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza (and modeling icon Patricia Velasquez) for infusing the motley crew of stars with a ton of Latina beauty and smarts. After five weeks, the 25-year-old Venezuelan model/philanthropist is still going strong on the cutthroat reality show. Mendoza’s charity of choice is the Latino Commission on AIDS, an organization she’s been involved with since 2008.
By Amaris Castillo | 11/16/2011 - 16:16
On tonight’s episode of MTV Tr3s’ Rock Dinner, Venezuelan urban duo Chino y Nacho will come face-to-face with Mayra, one of their biggest fans and have a taste of a meal she labored over. The duo requested a Venezuelan-style meal. Curious to know how it turned out?