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Stories with person: Hugo Chavez
  • Venezuelan struggling socialists hold legislative primaries 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 9:39 am

    CARACAS, Venezuela - Members of Venezuela's ruling socialist party selected candidates to compete in December's legislative elections that the opposition is favored to win amid a punishing economic crisis that is eroding support for President Nicolas Maduro.

  • Venezuela sets date for elections after mounting pressure story has photos
    Updated: Jun-22-15 5:16 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela will hold legislative elections Dec. 6, election officials announced Monday after months of mounting pressure from local opposition groups and international observers.

  • Transplant surgeons save children's lives in Venezuela story has photos
    Updated: Jun-04-15 12:19 am

    CARACAS, Venezuela - Clutching a tiny Bible, Gilda Velasquez leans over her son as he falls asleep with the help of a powerful sedative and a catchy cartoon jingle playing on a hand-held TV.