USA Today: Venezuela opposition to boycott vote audit

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles Radonski said Thursday his movement will boycott an audit of the election results and push…

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Reuters: Venezuela opposition demands vote recount, protests flare

Hundreds of protesters clashed with police in the Venezuelan capital on Monday after opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles called for demonstrations to demand…

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RT.com: Chavez’s pal or US-backed rich kid: Who will inherit Venezuela?

An election to be held in Venezuela in 30 days will likely see a tough stand-off between “the Chavez man” Nicolas Maduro and the late president’s main opponent, US-supported…

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Bloomberg.com: Chavez’s Death Could Dim China’s Venezuelan Energy Prospects

China, the world’s second-biggest consumer of crude oil, is likely to delay deciding on new investments in Venezuela’s energy industry to assess any change of political
direction after…

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NY Times: Chávez Dies, Leaving Sharp Divisions in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela died Tuesday afternoon after a struggle with cancer, the government announced, leaving behind a bitterly divided nation in the grip of…

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Al Jazeera: Venezuela President Hugo Chavez dies

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died after a two-year battle with cancer, ending the socialist leader’s 14-year rule of the South American country, Vice President Nicolas Maduro has said in a televised speech.   Maduro, surrounded by other government officials, announced…

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