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  • Chavez's spirit will guide Venezuela - until leftist unity frays

    Even in death, Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez will be a powerful force guiding his countrymen to elect Vice President Nicolas Maduro to replace him. Some call the widely predicted victory of Chavez’s handpicked successor a “sympathy vote&...
  • Gustavo Dudamel to attend Hugo Chavez funeral, miss L.A. concert

    Gustavo Dudamel to attend Hugo Chavez funeral, miss L.A. concert
    Gustavo Dudamel will fly to Caracas, Venezuela for the funeral Friday  of President Hugo Chavez, and the L.A. Philharmonic music director might lead a concert tied to the Chavez events. The Venezuelan-born conductor is expected to head to Caracas...
  • Venezuela seizes another asset: Toilet paper factory

    Venezuela seizes another asset: Toilet paper factory
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- The government may be holding a clearance sale of sorts this weekend after adding a new asset to its portfolio of confiscated farms and factories: the nation’s largest manufacturer of toilet paper. The seizure of the plant...
  • Ehrlich should clarify his Chávez comments

    Ehrlich should clarify his Chávez comments
    I teach at Towson University in the College of Liberal Arts, where it is part of our core mission to help students develop their critical thinking abilities — a skills platform essential for career advancement. One key skill is finding the best...
  • Snapshot of Venezuela after Hugo Chavez

    Venezuela’s interim president, Nicolas Maduro, squares off Sunday with Miranda state Gov. Henrique Capriles in an election that will decide who will complete the term of Hugo Chavez, who died March 5 after designating Maduro as his political heir....
  • Jefferson and Ho

    When it comes to Vietnam, I'm all for moving on, putting the past behind us, looking forward, letting bygones be bygones, but doing so requires honesty about the past, lest history be forgotten and the memory and honor tarnished of the 60,000 Americans...
  • Venezuela lawmakers trade blame for Congress brawl

    CARACAS -- Political tensions that have boiled steadily in Venezuela since last month’s presidential election exploded on the floor of Congress, with lawmakers slugging it out in a brawl that left several injured. Pro- and anti-government...
  • Rachel Marsden: The deal that America and Russia must make following Chavez's death

    PARIS -- A chess piece has fallen in Latin America. The road to prosperity and peace for the citizens of many countries -- probably even yours -- runs through the recent death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and a counterintuitive deal between two...
  • Sic semper tyrannis

    What? Do even Latin American caudillos die? Apparently, according to the latest and last medical bulletin on the health (or lack thereof) of Hugo Chavez, perpetually re-electable president of Venezuela. No doubt many Venezuelans are grieving at the...
  • In Venezuela, it's still 'Yankee go home'

    In the months immediately following Nicolas Maduro's election as president of Venezuela, he seemed to want to prove the naysayers wrong. I had been one of them, calling Hugo Chavez's designated heir-apparent "viscerally anti-American" in an opinion...
  • Obama's diplomatic comeback

    Barack Obama came to office in 2009 promising a new era of diplomacy and engagement after the confrontational "axis of evil" approach of the George W. Bush administration. During his campaign, Obama said he would be willing to meet with the leaders of...