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# bolivar - Monday 6 May, 2019

'Venezuela was beautiful once... It wasn’t until the very end that we realised we were losing everything'

Amanda Coakley interviews Venezuelans in Cali, Colombia

# bolivar - Monday 15 April, 2013

Chavez heir wins Venezuela vote - but opposition refuses to concede

Nicolas Maduro, who had been acting president since the death of Hugo Chavez, won 50.66 per cent of the vote last night.

# bolivar - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Plan to put Chavez's body on display 'may be impossible'

The acting president of Venezuela said preparatory steps to put Hugo Chavez’s body on display should have been taken much earlier.

# bolivar - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Spanish newspaper apologises for fake Chavez hospital picture

El Pais published a photograph it said was of ailing president Hugo Chavez in his hospital bed – provoking a furious reaction from Venezuela.

# bolivar - Monday 31 December, 2012

Venezuela cancels New Year's Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse

The Venezuelan president has developed new complications from an infection after undergoing his latest round of cancer-related surgery.

# bolivar - Friday 14 December, 2012

Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering, his aides say

The leader of Venezuela underwent treatment for cancer in Cuba earlier this week.

# bolivar - Friday 7 December, 2012

Chavez returns from Cuba after cancer treatment

The Venezuelan president said he was very happy to be back but did not elaborate on his health.

# bolivar - Monday 8 October, 2012

Six more years: Chavez wins fourth term as Venezuela's president Venezuela This post contains videos

Six more years: Chavez wins fourth term as Venezuela's president

Facing his sternest test yet, the socialist leader saw off the challenge of Henrique Capriles in yesterday’s election and could now complete 20 years in office.

# bolivar - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Poll open in Venezuela in tough election for Chavez

Hugo Chavez has been in power for almost 14 years – but his opponent in the presidential election is in a statistical dead heat with the president in opinion polls.

# bolivar - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

From The42 Pick that out: Dorlan Pabón's Copa Libertadores wonderstrike Pick That Out This post contains videos

Pick that out: Dorlan Pabón's Copa Libertadores wonderstrike

We’ve been treated to a lot of special goals this season and the Nacional midfielder has just chalked up another one.

# bolivar - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Chavez makes energetic homecoming after surgery

The Venezuelan president rallied thousands of supporters who welcomed him home after receiving cancer treatment in Cuba.

# bolivar - Monday 27 February, 2012

Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba for 'urgent' cancer treatment

The Venezuelan leader says he will still run in October’s presidential election despite the recurrence of his illness.