Venezuela, Iran Presidents Meet in Caracas

3 Caracas, Jan 9. -President Hugo Chavez on Monday expects to hold official talks with his Iranian counterpart Mahmud Ahmadineyad, who began a tour in this country that will also take him to Nicaragua, Cuba, and Ecuador.Ahmadineyad was received by Executive Vice President Elias Jaua at the Simon Bolivar International Airport in Maiquetia.The Iranian president came accompanied by Foreign Minister

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Venezuelan President Confirms Good Health, Recovery

6 Caracas, Sep 29. -President Hugo Chavez on Thursday confirmed to be in good health while recovering from fourth preventive chemotherapy cycles after a surgery to remove a carcinogenic tumor.According to Chavez, the current phase is awkward because is cumulative, especially on his case, which took four chemotherapy cycles. The current phase also seeks to recover the physical part and

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Chavez: Cuba-Venezuela Achievements for Diabetes

0 Caracas, Sep 27. – More than 31,000 Venezuelans have benefited from a health program that, supported by Cuba, has allowed since 2008 to prevent and assist patients with diabetic foot, President Hugo Chavez stated on Tuesday. During a telephone conversation with the state TV channel Venezolana de Television, Chavez stated that about 14,000 amputations were prevented thanks to the

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PSUV to Work with Undecided Voters for 2012 Primaries

1 Caracas, Sep 14. -President Hugo Chavez called on members of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) to intensify their work with undecided voters while seeking a successful re-election in the primaries of Oct. 2012.The PSUV has to secure more than 60 percent of votes in order to maintain achievements reached in the late 12 years, Chavez told the

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Chavez: Unity Ballot of Venezuelan Opposition a Fraud

3 Caracas, Aug 1. – President Hugo Chavez said Monday that a so-called unity ballot promoted by opposition political parties comprising the Democratic Unity Council (MUD) was a fraud. Referring to the announcement of a unified slate of opposition candidates after the bloc selects its presidential candidate, Chavez said in an interview with the Venezolana de Television network, that opposition

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Chavez Urges People to Face Challenges with Unity

6 Caracas, Jul 30. – President Hugo Chavez called on the people to face political challenges with the union of all social factors in order to strengthen the national program.  In remarks to journalists during a work meeting with members of his Cabinet at Miraflores Palace on Saturday, the president reflected on the countryâ�Ös current political situation and the preparation

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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 Visits Venezuela

0 Caracas, Jul 15. -President-elect Ollanta Humala arrived in Venezuela on Friday to meet with President Hugo Chavez.President Chavez himself announced Humala's arrival on the Venezolana de Television network, and expected to meet with him at midday. "I receive him with my heart and soul, I welcome him and send greetings to his people," he added. The Peruvian president-elect previously

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President Chavez Provides Details on His Health

0 Caracas, Jul 13. -President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday provided details on his health and the next steps of his recuperation after undergoing two operations in Cuba last month.The extraction of a pelvic abscess and then a cancerous tumor was an initial, very positive step, with an optimal level of recuperation of his vital signs, oxygen-carrying capacity and blood flow,

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Raul Castro, Hugo Chavez Meet

4 Havana, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro received Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday. Chavez, who is concluding a tour that took him to Ecuador and Brazil, arrived in this capital early today. During his stay here, the visitor will review the development of the extensive existing bilateral links between Havana and Caracas, Granma newspaper reported. Raul

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