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Venezuela announces death of President Chavez

March 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

CARACAS, Venezuela Venezuela’s vice president announced that President Hugo Chavez died on Tuesday, ending 14 years of rule by the firebrand socialist but leaving his party firmly in control of the nation. Continue Reading

Hugo Chavez: China granting Venezuela $4B loan

July 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

President Hugo Chavez announced a new $4 billion loan from China and discussed his health in a televised appearance Saturday, saying he is exercising each morning as part of a strict regime while recovering from cancer surgery. Continue Reading

Chavez returns to Venezuela after surgery to remove cancerous tumor

July 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

President Hugo Chavez made a surprise return to Venezuela from Cuba before dawn Monday, saying he is feeling better as he recovers from surgery that removed a cancerous tumor. Continue Reading

Foes say Hugo Chavez’s health should not be mystery

June 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Opposition leaders accused Hugo Chavez on Sunday of failing to fully inform Venezuelans about his health, saying the president’s condition following surgery in Cuba should not be shrouded in secrecy. Continue Reading

Anti-Chavez parties to hold presidential primary

February 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A coalition of Venezuela’s opposition parties announced Wednesday that its member have agreed to hold a primary to pick a presidential candidate to run against Hugo Chavez next year. Continue Reading