Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 10, 2013
Venezuela called on Saturday a snap election to succeed Hugo Chavez on April 14, setting the stage for a tough campaign between the late leader's political heir and the opposition in this divided oil-rich nation.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 6, 2013
Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro will take over as interim president and an election will be called within 30 days, the country's foreign minister said on Tuesday, after Hugo Chavez's death.
Agence France-Presse | Monday February 25, 2013
Raul Castro was re-elected as Cuba's president on Sunday, officially to his last five-year term, with a new regime number two -- Council of State Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, official media said.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 10, 2013
With President Hugo Chavez ailing and absent, Venezuela's leftist government launches a new presidential term on Thursday with a display of popular support on the day he was to be inaugurated.
Reuters | Tuesday December 18, 2012
Hugo Chavez's supporters dedicated their dominant regional election win to the absent Venezuelan president and turned attention back on Monday to his fight to recover from cancer surgery in Cuba.