President Chavez and Cuban Foreign Minister Discuss Bilateral Issues

1 Caracas, Apr 28. -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez received Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez in the Palacio de Miraflores, where they discussed bilateral and regional integration issues, announced the Venezuelan government. A note by the Presidential Press, posted on the website of the Ministry of Communication and Information, noted that the meeting took place on Tuesday night. Earlier, both leaders

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Chavez Asks for Peace in Libya, Slams Double Standard

1 Caracas, Feb 26. – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke out again for peace and a peaceful solution to the conflict in Libya, while slamming the double standard used by certain countries. "From here, with this heart, I pray for peace in Libya and denounce the double standard of those who condemned it immediately but are silent about the Israeli

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Chavez Thanks International Solidarity

3 Caracas, Dec 9. -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez thanked sister nations and leaders for the solidarity shown in the difficult moment his country is going through due to heavy rains that have triggered flash floodings and landslides. Chavez talked over the phone with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who told him about the imminent sending of an important

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Hugo Chavez Demands End of Military

2 Caracas, Nov 22. -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday demanded the withdrawal of foreign soldiers from Haiti, where a cholera epidemic has worsened the humanitarian crisis. "How long would the military occupation continue in Haiti behind the shield of the UN? With what moral authority can the Haitian people be asked to cease their protests against foreign troops? Haiti

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Chavez Reveals Creation of New Financial System

2 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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Chavez in Venezuela After Int’l Tour

0 Caracas, Oct 25. -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has return to his country after an important international tour of seven countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. Chavez was received by First Vice President Elias Jaua and other government officials, with whom he met after arriving at the Simon Bolivar international airport. A military parade for the Venezuelan president was presented

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Hugo Chavez Ends Visit to Iran

1 Tehran, Oct 20. -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez ends his visit to Iran on Wednesday, and will go to Syria for the fifth stop of his tour of Europe, Asia and Africa. The agenda of the president's last day in Iran includes a tour of a housing complex, a particularly important visit given the Venezuelan government�s priority on accelerating housing

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Chávez Congratulates Socialists on Election Victory

0 Caracas, Sep 27. -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez congratulated the socialists and their allies today on their electoral victory Sunday, after they won at least 95 of the National Assembly´s 165 seats. "Bolivarian and democratic socialism. We must continue strengthening the revolution! A new victory for the people. I congratulate you all," Chávez wrote in his Twitter account, @chavezcandanga. The

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Hugo Chavez Meets with Fidel, Raul Castro

3 Havana, Aug 26. -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez met in this capital with leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro and President Raul Castro. For five hours, Fidel Castro and Chavez reviewed a number of international issues, the Cuban press reports Thursday. They particularly addressed the serious threat of nuclear war hanging over humanity. Chavez acknowledged Fidel Castro's outstanding role

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Hugo Chavez Urges the World to Support Fidel Castro’s Call for Peace

0 HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 9. – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez urged the world on Sunday to support Fidel Castro’s recent calls to avoid a nuclear war as a result of the US and Israeli threats against Iran. “We must join his call to avoid a war, which is similar to our warnings and calls for peace in Colombia, in our

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