On Thursday January 24, Spanish newspaper El País published a front page headline screaming "the secret of Chavez's health" acompanied by a picture of a man, eyes closed, lying in a hospital bed with tubes coming out of his mouth.
Tens of thousands gathered in Caracas on January 10th to show their support for and solidarity with president Chávez and the Bolivarian revolution. There was no "vacuum of power" of which the opposition talks about, but a revolutionary people in the streets.
Merida, December 16th 2012 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – With all votes counted to the point of results being irreversible, the United Socialist Party of Venezuela has won 20 states, and the opposition coalition, three states
Merida, December 8th 2012 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Tonight President Hugo Chavez announced on public television that he will return to Cuba to receive surgery for new malignant cells, and that vice-president Nicolas Maduro will be in charge during his absence.
US actor, film director and political activist Danny Glover was an observer in the October 7th presidential elections. In this article for Foreign Policy in Focus he explains the reasons why president Chavez won again.
With 96.7% of votes totaled, Chavez has won 8,044,106 votes (55.11%), to Capriles’ 6,461,612 (44.27%), widening his victory to almost 11%, greater than announced in the National Electoral Council’s (CNE) “first bulletin” results on Sunday night. Venezuelanalysis report.