Chavez Congratulates Nat’l Soccer Team

0 Caracas, July 18. -President Hugo Chavez and his government honored the national soccer team for its 2-1 victory over Chile in the 2011 Copa America tournament, according to a Monday press release.In the name of the Venezuelan people, authorities expressed jubilation at the victory, which allows the team to continue to a semifinals match against Paraguay, said the press

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President-elect Humala Seeks Latin American Unity, Consultation

0 Lima, Jun 6. -President-elect Ollanta Humala says his government will be characterized by Latin American unity abroad and consultation at home. At a midnight rally celebrating his close victory over conservative candidate Keiko Fujimori, Humala, representing the Gana Peru (Peru Wins) coalition, promised to honor his promises to the people. In terms of foreign policy, Humala said he would

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Zelaya Returning to Honduras

2 Tegucigalpa, May 28. -Thousands of Hondurans are ready to welcome Saturday former president Manuel Zelaya, who is returning to the country almost two years after the coup that toppled his government on June 28, 2009. Since yesterday followers were readying a square close to the Tontontín airport for the huge rally. The square was named after Isis Obed Murillo,

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Poll: Majority of Venezuelans Support Chavez

0 Caracas, May 12. -Most Venezuelans approve of President Hugo Chavez´s job performance and the policies of social inclusion promoted by his government, Jesse Chacon, director of the pollster GIS XIX, said Thursday. According to the latest survey by GIS XIX, the president has a 52 percent approval rating, Chacon told Venezolana de Television. The survey was conducted in late

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Chavez Reveals Creation of New Financial System

0 Caracas, Oct 26. -A new financial system is being created in Latin America, Asia and the Middle East which refutes the rumors that his government is giving away oil for free, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez affirmed. Speaking on a special television program on Tuesday, Chavez referred to an agreement reached some time ago with Argentina, based on cooperation and

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Venezuela to Hand over Terrorist to INTERPOL

0 Caracas, Jul 3. -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said his government will hand over a terrorist wanted by Cuba to the International Police (INTERPOL). A few minutes after announcing the arrest of Salvadorian citizen Francisco Chavez, a pupil of criminal Luis Posada Carriles, the president pointed out that Venezuela will interrogate him before handing him over to INTERPOL, adding that

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