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Hugo Chavez

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  • Venezuelan Socialist Party swaps God for Chavez in new prayer

    CARACAS (Reuters) - A member of Venezuela's Socialist Party has rolled out a variation of the classic Christian "Lord's Prayer" to implore beloved late leader Hugo Chavez for protection from the evils of capitalism. "Our Chavez who art in heaven, the...
  • Venezuela blasts U.S. TV show over Maduro nerve gas plot

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela has lashed out at new U.S. television show "Legends" for an episode that mentions Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in connection with the buying of chemical weapons to quell unrest at home. "For lies and manipulations...
  • Shortage-weary Venezuelans scoff at fingerprinting plan for food sales

    CARACAS (Reuters) - A government plan to combat Venezuela's food shortages by fingerprinting shoppers in grocery stores has sparked a backlash ranging from violent street protests to social media campaigns ridiculing the idea. Shoppers have for more than...
  • Congressman urges Obama to block Venezuela's Citgo sale

    MIAMI (Reuters) - A U.S. congressman urged the Obama administration on Wednesday to block the proposed sale by Venezuela's state oil company of its North American refining unit Citgo, saying it would be against "vital national interests". Venezuela Oil...
  • Factbox: Venezuelan energy accords driven by Hugo Chavez

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Venezuela signed numerous energy deals during former President Hugo Chavez's 14 years in power, allowing countries in the Caribbean, Central America and other regions to receive oil on favorable financial terms. The accords, along...
  • As Venezuelan deliveries wane, allies tap traders for pricey fuel

    HOUSTON/CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's shipments of crude oil and fuel to its allies have fallen to a five-year low as a weak economy hits its ability to uphold accords that former President Hugo Chavez struck to lower energy costs for friends and expand...
  • American Airlines next stop: Cap-Ha�tien, Haiti

    Haiti's historical mecca is expanding to the world. After a modified 757 transporting then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in October 2012 became the first large aircraft to touch down on its runway in decades, Cap-Haitien will soon welcome similarly...
  • Arial, Times New Roman ... and now the 'Hugo Chavez' font

    Arial, Times New Roman ... and now the 'Hugo Chavez' font
    Supporters of Venezuela's late socialist leader Hugo Chavez on Monday unveiled yet another novel way of keeping his memory alive - a font for typing in "El Comandante's" handwriting style. The distinctive 'ChavezPro' font was launched by a group of young...
  • Venezuela's Telesur television goes bilingual with English programming

    BOGOTA, Colombia When news spread this month that Mariela Castro, the daughter of Cuban leader Raul Castro, was on a doomed Air Algerie flight in Mali, she called Venezuela-based Telesur television to explain that she was "alive and kicking." Over the...
  • Stolen Matisse painting worth around $3 million returned to Venezuela

    Stolen Matisse painting worth around $3 million returned to Venezuela
    CARACAS (Reuters) - A painting believed to be a 1925 work by French artist Henri Matisse worth around $3 million was returned to Venezuela from the United States on Monday more than a decade after it was stolen from a museum in Caracas, Venezuela's...
  • Venezuelan opposition demands government release prisoners

    Venezuelan opposition demands government release prisoners
    CARACAS, Venezuela — A marathon meeting between President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leaders that ended early Friday kept alive the possibility of a compromise between the two sides to halt Venezuela's slide toward anarchy. Maduro hosted 11...