World | 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.
World | 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.
World | 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.