Hugo Chavez

CITGO, a Venezuelan owned company with corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas, caused wide-spread anger in the city when it lowered all flags, U.S., Texas and Venezuela, to have half-mast to honor the untimely death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, reports Click2Houston.com. United States flags are normally only lowered to half-mast on executive order from the […]

New ads released by United Color of Benetton for their “Unhate” campaign featuring world leaders kissing each other has angered the Vatican. The ads feature American President Barack Obama kissing both Chinese President Hu Jintao and Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez. See Also: Bradley Cooper Named Sexiest Man Alive See Also: Occupy Wall Street Film The […]

WASHINGTON — Moammar Gadhafi now joins the ranks of powerful foreign figures who have battled the United States only to come to a bad end. But even with the demise of the Libyan dictator, plus Osama bin Laden, Iraq’s Saddam Hussein and Serbia’s Slobodan Milosevic, there are still autocrats around the world hostile to the […]

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez revealed that he is fighting cancer after having a tumor removed in Cuba, raising uncertainty about his political future even as he assured his country he expects to fully recover. Chavez was noticeably thinner and paler as he appeared on television Thursday night, reading from a prepared speech […]

New York — Capitalism may be to blame for the lack of life on the planet Mars, Venezuela’s socialist President Hugo Chavez said on Tuesday. PARTNER LINK: Juliette Lewis Photos “I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but maybe capitalism arrived there, imperialism arrived […]

CARACAS, Venezuela — Sean Penn thanked Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Saturday for supporting the actor’s relief organization in Haiti, saying the aid has helped its humanitarian work in distributing medicines. ALSO READ: WBW Honors: Charles Drew Chavez met with Penn at the presidential palace and praised the actor’s efforts with his J/P Haitian Relief […]

TEHRAN, Iran – The leaders of Iran and Venezuela hailed what they called their strong strategic relationship on Wednesday, saying they are united in efforts to establish a “new world order” that will eliminate Western dominance over global affairs. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and visiting Venezuelan counterpart, Hugo Chavez, watched as officials from both countries […]