November 27, 2012 Hugo Chávez is returning to Cuba for treatment related to cancer. He does so about a month after winning another term during a hard-fought reelection campaign.
February 13, 2012 Taking the primaries handily, Henrique Capriles said it was time to end Chávez's socialist experiment. Capriles says he admires Brazil's "modern left" economic model.
November 10, 2011 The Washington Nationals catcher was abducted Wednesday. He's thought to be the first major league player to have been kidnapped in Venezuela. But other players' families have been targeted in recent years.
July 25, 2011 Treatment for cancer has not dissuaded Venezuela's Hugo Chavez from planning to run for re-election in 2012. In fact, he says that he would like to make it to 2031.