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Argentine Official Charged After Praising Hitler

A spokesman for the mayor of Buenos Aires is facing criminal charges after saying Hitler "was a spectacular guy."Elad Benari and AFP, 11/13/2013, 6:43 AM

Interview with Sammy Eppel: The Jews of Venezuela

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Sammy Eppel, member of the governing body of Venezuelan Jews, on the continuing hostile attitude towards Jews in Venezuela.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 5/13/2013, 10:37 AM

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro Squeaks Presidential Win

The Venezuelan Central Elections Commission has announced that Acting President Nicolas Maduro has won the nation’s presidential polls.Chana Ya'ar, 4/16/2013, 2:15 AM

Holocaust Grandchild Runs Again to Lead Venezuela

Henrique Capriles is giving interim Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro a vigorous run as the two make their final campaign appeals.Chana Ya'ar, 4/3/2013, 10:24 AM

Rivals Are 'Heirs to Hitler': Venezuela's Maduro

Acting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday accused the country's opposition of being "heirs of Hitler."Arutz Sheva staff, 3/31/2013, 5:26 PM

Venezuelan Jews Fear for Future

Hugo Chavez may be gone, but the Jews of Venezuela are not resting any easier, after anti-Semitic graffiti incidentsDavid Lev, 3/25/2013, 12:16 AM

Celebrities Who Embrace Dictators

There is a long, sordid history of celebrities who praise dictators, ignoring the reality of their tyrannical acts. Chavez is the latest example.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 3/9/2013, 8:46 PM

Hollywood's Liberals Hail Chavez as Great Social Hero

Hollywood stars lionized the late Venezuelan leader, in defiance of America's fierce antipathy to his regime. , 3/9/2013, 7:09 PM

Ahmadinejad to Attend Funeral of Close Friend Chavez

Iran's President travels to Caracas for the funeral of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.Elad Benari, 3/8/2013, 4:13 AM

UN Holds Minute of Silence Honoring Chavez

U.N. Watch has criticized the chief UN human rights body for holding a minute of silence for late Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez.Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/8/2013, 12:42 AM

Chavez and Ahmadinejad Were United - Against Israel

Chavez allied himself with radical Islam and Marxism - and had a plan.Prof. George Jochnowitz, 3/6/2013, 11:27 PM

Syria, Iran Hail 'Martyr', 'Honorable' Chavez

Syria pays tribute to "honorable" Chavez, while Iran hails the late Venezuelan leader as "a martyr for his people."Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/6/2013, 5:19 PM

Venezuela's Chavez Dies at 58

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died, hours after his Vice President accused "enemies" of being responsible for his cancer.Rachel Hirshfeld & Elad Benari, 3/6/2013, 12:24 AM

Venezuela’s President Chavez is Alive, Returns to Caracas

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez is alive and has returned home to Caracas following a fourth round of surgery in December for cancer.Chana Ya'ar, 2/18/2013, 8:52 PM

Venezuela VP Delivers State-of-Nation As Chavez Fights for Life

Vice President Nicolas Maduro stood in for President Hugo Chavez Tuesday to give Venezuela’s State of the Nation address amid legal debates.Chana Ya'ar, 1/16/2013, 11:46 AM

Power Struggle Starts as Venezuela Pres. Chavez Recovers

A power struggle is in the works as doubts grow over whether Venezuela's president will attend his own inauguration following surgery.Chana Ya'ar, 12/26/2012, 11:45 AM

Ruling Venezuelan Party Faces Life Without El Commandante

The grave condition of Hugo Chavez poses a challenge to regime he built.Amiel Ungar, 12/14/2012, 3:12 AM

Venezuela's Pres. Chavez Admits Cancer is Back, Surgery Planned

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced on state TV Saturday night his cancer is back, and he must return to Cuba for more surgery.Chana Ya'ar, 12/9/2012, 8:55 AM

Venezuela's Chavez Returns to Havana for Treatment

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is back in Cuba for another round of medical treatment for an undetermined length of time.Chana Ya'ar, 11/29/2012, 1:16 AM

Attack Against Caracas Synagogue 'Reminiscent of Kristallnacht'

Jewish group denounces Venezuelan government for enabling the recent anti-Semitic attack that plagued country’s largest synagogue. Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/25/2012, 1:19 PM

Anti-Israel Protesters Target Synagogue in Venezuela

About 50 anti-Israel protesters gathered outside Venezuela's largest synagogue on Thursday to demonstrate against recent Israeli airstrikes.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/23/2012, 10:58 AM

Venezuelan President Chavez Names Vice President

Chavez is re-taking the reins, but his elections adversary Capriles has not given up. There is always next time.Scott Krane, 10/14/2012, 3:18 AM

Opposition Considers Options After Chavez Wins Reelection

Although it had done comparatively well, the Venezuelan opposition absorbs the consequences of Chavez' victory.Amiel Ungar, 10/10/2012, 2:41 AM

Venezuela Heads to the Polls

Venezuelans head to the polls for a vote that will show if they believe President Hugo Chavez's claim he is still healthy enough to rule. Chana Ya'ar, 10/7/2012, 8:28 AM

Capriles Pledges To Do Away With Controversial Chavez Diplomacy

Venezuelan opposition candidate drew hundreds of thousands at rally, has outlined his foreing policy changes.Amiel Ungar, 10/3/2012, 2:03 AM

As Opponent Displays Resilience, Chavistas Resort to Violence

Although still favored, Hugo Chavez is resorting to violence and threats of violence to counter his challenger.Amiel Ungar, 9/16/2012, 4:49 AM

Refinery Accident Highlights National Oil Company's Exploitation

Hugo Chavez has fended off accusations of safety lapses at a refinery of the state oil company that has become synonymous with his regime.Amiel Ungar, 8/28/2012, 3:04 AM

Chavez Government Pulls Out All Stops For October 7 Vote

Hugo Chavez' lead in the polls has narrowed and in a few polls has vanished, but will the election be fair and its results respected?Amiel Ungar, 8/21/2012, 10:22 PM

Chavez Equates Opposition Victory With Loss Of Independence

Hugo Chavez emphasized that he had the loyalty of the armed forces whom he harangued for three hours.Amiel Ungar, 6/18/2012, 2:07 AM

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 Will Ignore the Arbitration Panel's Compensation Award

Venezuela intends to ignore the arbitration clause designed to protect foreign investors.Amiel Ungar, 1/10/2012, 4:57 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

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

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

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

Did Clinton, Chavez Exchange Pleasantries at Brazil Event?

US Secretary of State Clinton and Venezuelan President Chavez appear to chat amiably after diplomatic dogfight days earlier. Chana Ya'ar, 1/2/2011, 5:59 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