Venezuelan President Prepares to Meet Pope Francis
Venezuelan President Prepares to Meet Pope Francis
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/11/2013 - 10:30

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced yesterday that he is scheduled to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican next Monday. This comes after the Pope's call to Venezuelan's to work on reaching political reconciliation.


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Nicholas Maduro during the closing rally of his campaign in Caracas
Hugo Chavez's Heir Nicolas Maduro Wins Venezuela Presidency
By Amaris Castillo | 04/15/2013 - 10:02

The election of Hugo Chavez’s successor on Sunday has sparked a demand for a recount by his rival. Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela’s presidential election on Sunday by a very narrow margin (234,935 votes to be exact) and according to electoral officials, he earned just 50.7 percent of the votes compared to 49.1 percent for Henrique Capriles.


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