By: Frank Bajak, Associated Press
CARACAS (AP).- The towering, white mausoleum in downtown Caracas is for many Venezuelans a lot like Hugo Chavez, only in architectural terms: disproportionately larger-than-life, flamboyant and self-important. And no, the grand tomb was not built for Venezuela's socialist president, who has grappled with his own mortality in his recent battle with cancer and is running for re-election.
The Associated Press reports that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died at the age of 58, following an on-again, off-again battle with cancer that had destabilized Venezuelan politics over the past couple of years. Since coming ... Read Post
Reporting from Caracas, Venezuela -- Despite the prospect of economic hard times as oil revenue plunges, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is preparing to go before voters with a plea that they've rejected once before: End term limit... Read Post