Hugo Chavez

Argentine Official Charged After Praising Hitler

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

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
Chavez Protege Wins Venezuela National Election

Chavez Protege Wins Venezuela National Election

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

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

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

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

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 Social Hero

Hollywood's Liberals Hail Chavez as 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 Friend Chavez

Ahmadinejad to Attend Funeral of 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

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 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, 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

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 Returns to Caracas

Venezuela’s President Chavez 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 for Chavez

Venezuela VP Delivers State-of-Nation for Chavez

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. Recovers

Power Struggle Starts as Venezuela Pres. 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
Can PSUV Stay Together In A Post Chavez Era?

Can PSUV Stay Together In A Post Chavez Era?

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

Venezuela's Pres. Chavez Admits Cancer is Back

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
Chavez Returns to Havana for Treatment

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
Synagogue Attack 'Reminiscent of Kristallnacht'

Synagogue Attack '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 Venezuela Synagogue

Anti-Israel Protesters Target Venezuela Synagogue

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
Re-elected  Chavez Names Vice President

Re-elected 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
Six More Years Of Hugo Chavez

Six More Years Of Hugo Chavez

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

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 Will Weaken Venezuela's Ties With Pariahs

Capriles Will Weaken Venezuela's Ties With Pariahs

Venezuelan opposition candidate drew hundreds of thousands at rally, has outlined his foreing policy changes.Amiel Ungar, 10/3/2012, 2:03 AM
Chavez Claims Opponent Will Bring Civil War

Chavez Claims Opponent Will Bring Civil War

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
Chavez Denies Safety Lapses At Stricken Refinery

Chavez Denies Safety Lapses At Stricken Refinery

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 Warns Of Civil War In Case He Is Defeated

Chavez Warns Of Civil War In Case He Is Defeated

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 To Host Buddies Ahmadinejad And Lukashenko

Chavez To Host Buddies Ahmadinejad And Lukashenko

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
United Opposition Poses Strongest Test For Chavez

United Opposition Poses Strongest Test For Chavez

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
Venezuela Seeks to Evade Arbitration Judgement

Venezuela Seeks to Evade Arbitration Judgement

Venezuela intends to ignore the arbitration clause designed to protect foreign investors.Amiel Ungar, 1/10/2012, 4:57 AM
Gold Repatriation-Electoral Ploy

Gold Repatriation-Electoral Ploy

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 Make It to October

Can Chavez Curb Crime and Make It to October

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' Carlos the Jackal's Honor

Chavez 'Upholds' Carlos the Jackal's Honor

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 3rd Chemo Round in Venezuela

Chavez Begins 3rd Chemo 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 Pres. Chavez Says He's Bette

Ailing Venezuela Pres. Chavez Says He's Bette

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 in Critical Condition

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
Clinton, Chavez Chat for Photos?

Clinton, Chavez Chat for Photos?

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:Venezuelan Oil Dwarfs Saudi

USGS:Venezuelan Oil Dwarfs Saudi

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