ARTICLES RELATING TO HUGO CHAVEZ

From Verwoerd to Chavez: Battle heats up over Treasury aide

2017-04-17 09:15

DA MP David Maynier was accused of being trained at the “Verwoerd school of politics” after he accused the Finance minister’s economic adviser of being trained at the “Hugo Chavez School of Economics”.

Tensions up in Venezuela as cops arrest opposition leader

2015-02-20 13:34

Police have broken into Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma's office and carted off the long-time critic of Venezuela's socialist government.

Venezuela calls jihadists a Western 'Frankenstein'

2014-09-25 08:39

Venezuela's leftist president Nicolas Maduro has accused Western powers of helping create the jihadist crisis in the Middle East and said that the only solution involved respecting regional governments.

1 000s protest ahead of Chavez anniversary

2014-03-05 09:06

Thousands of protesters have flooded the streets of Venezuela’s capital, seeking to keep pressure on the government on the eve of commemorations marking the anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death.

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Venezuelans have erected barricades in major cities in some of the worst demonstrations against the government since the protests began.

Venezuelans have erected barricades in major cities in some of the worst demonstrations against the government since the protests began.

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Venezuelan president promotes military rebels

2013-12-28 09:24

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is promoting several military officers who participated in a failed 1992 rebellion led by the late leader Hugo Chavez.

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Chavez lies in state

2013-03-08 09:13
The body of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez lies in state as thousands flock to mourn their former leader. See all the pictures.

The body of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez lies in state as thousands flock to mourn their former leader. See all the pictures.

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Hugo Chavez dies

2013-03-06 09:04
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez lost his battle with cancer, leaving the divided oil-rich nation with an uncertain future. See the country's reaction in pictures.

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez lost his battle with cancer, leaving the divided oil-rich nation with an uncertain future. See the country's reaction in pictures.

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Venezuela hits back at US for questioning its democracy

2015-10-06 11:05

Venezuela's foreign minister has blasted her US counterpart John Kerry for questioning the country's democratic credentials ahead of legislative elections the ruling socialists are forecast to lose.

Outrage over Che Guevara perfume

2014-09-27 18:54

Cuba has denounced a state-run company for using the names of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and legendary Argentine revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara for new fragrances.

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Malema's policies could ruin SA - Leon

Former DA leader Tony Leon believes Julius Malema's policies - just like Hugo Chávez's - could ruin South Africa. Watch.

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Venezuela opposition keeps momentum with marches

2014-03-03 07:36

Thousands of anti-government activists have marched peacefully to an upper-class Caracas district shaken by more than two weeks of unrest, trying to maintain the movement's momentum.

Venezuela protest death toll rises

2014-02-25 08:01

Venezuelans have erected barricades in major cities in some of the worst demonstrations against the government since the protests began, with the death toll now 14.

Need to embalm a leader? Call Russia

2013-03-11 21:37

If Venezuela needs help embalming Hugo Chavez then Russia has expertise stretching back to Soviet revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin.

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Listen to a 2007 interview between seasoned American journalist Barbara Walters and the controversial (now late) Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and see pictures from his life.

Listen to a 2007 interview between seasoned American journalist Barbara Walters and the controversial (now late) Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and see pictures from his life.

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Weekend in pictures

2013-01-07 10:23
Epiphany, a burning oil tank in India and worries about the health of President Hugo Chavez. It all happened this weekend.

Epiphany, a burning oil tank in India and worries about the health of President Hugo Chavez. It all happened this weekend.

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