Chavez Will Return To Cuba For Repeat Cancer Surgery

Hugo Chavez, who was once declared cancer free, will be forced to return to Cuba for repeat surgery.Amiel Ungar, 2/22/2012, 7:16 PM

Five Candidates Contend For Right To Oppose Chavez In October

Five candidates contended in today's primary in Venezuela for the right to oppose Hugo Chavez in October.Amiel Ungar, 2/13/2012, 6:34 AM

Chavez Celebrates Abortive Coup 20 Years Ago, Claims Army Is His

Hugo Chavez celebrated his abortive coup of twenty years ago and proclaimed identity between himself and the army.Amiel Ungar, 2/6/2012, 5:33 AM

US Ejects Venezuelan Consul Over Cyber-Plot

The US has ejected a Venezuelan diplomat believed to have been involved in a cyber-plot to attack servers at US nuclear sites.Gabe Kahn., 1/10/2012, 10:04 PM

Argentine President Faces Surgery for Thyroid Cancer

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, 58, has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She will undergo surgery January 4 to remove the tumor.Chana Ya'ar, 12/28/2011, 10:41 AM

Chavez Repatriates Gold, Offers Obama a Loan

Hugo Chavez has impressed supporters and outraged opponents by bringing back Venzuela's gold bars.Amiel Ungar, 12/1/2011, 7:45 AM

Can Chavez Curb Crime and Will He Make It to October Elections

The kidnapping and rescue of Wilson Ramos plus the diametrically opposed diagnoses of Hugo Chavez dominate news on Venezuela.Amiel Ungar, 11/13/2011, 12:53 AM

Major Leaguer Kidnapped, Freed in Venezuela

Venezuelan authorities on Friday ordered a dramatic aerial rescue of a kidnapped native who plays in U.S. Major League Baseball. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/12/2011, 10:24 PM

Chavez 'Upholds' PFLP Terrorist's Honor, Hides Personal Health

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez calls on France to "respect" PFLP terrorist Carlos the Jackal, and tries to hide his health from voters.Chana Ya'ar, 11/9/2011, 3:16 PM

Russia and China Practice Loans for Oil to Bolster Chavez

Taking a risk, Russia and China are loaning Venezuela billions in hope that Hugo Chavez can hold out.Amiel Ungar, 10/18/2011, 6:20 AM

Chavez Begins Third Chemotherapy Round in Venezuela

President Hugo Chavez has returned to Venezuela for a third round of chemotherapy to treat his cancer. Chana Ya'ar, 8/28/2011, 9:56 AM

Ailing Venezuela President Chavez Claims Health is 'Improving'

Ailing Venezuela President Hugo Chavez told Cubans this week he could "speak for five hours" -- but spent only 20 minutes on television.Chana Ya'ar, 8/17/2011, 11:14 AM

Chavez Returns To Cuba Sans Omnipotence

Hugo Chavez, forced to undergo chemotherapy in Cuba, must now delegate responsibilities. The nail biting is not restricted to Venezuela.Amiel Ungar, 7/17/2011, 10:03 PM

Chavez' Illness Opens Door to Succession Issue

Hugo Chavez' illness comes at a time that his regime is facing problems at home and abroad and has no orderly procedures for a succession.Amiel Ungar, 6/28/2011, 12:17 AM

Report: Venezuela President Hugo Chavez in Critical Condition

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is reportedly hospitalized in Cuba in critical condition. Chana Ya'ar, 6/25/2011, 11:29 PM

Peru's Polarized Presidential Race Reaches Finish Line

Keiko Fujimori and Ollanta Humala, the two candidates for Peru's presidency, have one thing in common - a close relative serving jail time.Amiel Ungar, 6/6/2011, 12:53 AM

The Venezuelan Missile Crisis: The Parallels Hold Up

So far the report in Die Welt about Iranian missile bases in Venezuela is not arousing much alarm. It should.Amiel Ungar, 5/18/2011, 9:34 PM

Argentine University Honors Hugo Chavez

A Supporter of dictators and stifler of domestic opposition, Venezuela's Hugo Chavez is a laureate of a press freedom award. Shades of Orwell.Amiel Ungar, 4/1/2011, 1:53 AM

Is Hugo Chavez the Next Domino to Fall?

Venezuelan strongman is convinced he is immune from the fate of Middle Eastern leaders, but the opposition is gaining confidence.Amiel Ungar, 2/20/2011, 10:08 PM

Obama, Chavez: From Reset to Abort

Barack Obama's hopes for improved relations with Hugo Chavez' Venezuela will have to be jettisoned. Iran,Russia filling the gap with missiles..Amiel Ungar, 12/19/2010, 4:13 PM

Venezuelan-Syrian Axis Renewed in Caracas

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez welcomed Syrian President Bashar Assad during his “historic” first visit to Caracas on Saturday.Hana Levi Julian, 6/27/2010, 2:24 PM

Venezuela: State-Sponsored Anti-Semitism in the West

State-sponsored anti-Semitism has appeared in the West. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is leading a drive to make his country Judenrein.Hana Levi Julian, 5/5/2010, 12:35 PM

Edelstein: Iran Exporting Radical Islam to Latin America

Latin American Jewish leaders are meeting with Minister Edelstein Tuesday night in the wake of the growing Iranian influence and anti-Semitism. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/23/2010, 3:44 PM

USGS: Venezuela Oil Field Dwarfs Saudi Arabia Reserves

The US Geological Survey estimates that a new reserve of thick black crude oil found in Venezuela is about double Saudi Arabia's oil reserves.Hana Levi Julian, 1/24/2010, 12:02 PM

Spain Dumps Lieberman for Chavez

Spanish diplomats canceled a scheduled meeting with FM Lieberman in favor of talks with pro-Iranian Venezuelan President Chavez.Maayana Miskin, 9/11/2009, 9:23 AM