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