The Venezuelan leader's death will trigger a presidential election within 30 days.
He kept power by bullying those who dissented – and his departure leaves a dangerous vacuum.
As illness ends Hugo Chávez’s rule in Venezuela, what will his legacy be? Richard Gott argues he brought hope to a continent.
Hugo Chavez is definitely going to lose, isn’t he?
Hugo Chávez on the Venezuelan election.
The Venezuelan leader ponders whether the US could have "developed a technology to induce cancer".
Why does the US media care more about riots across the pond than protests happening on its doorstep?
The Venezuelan President, Hugo Chávez, has announced plans to renationalise the country's gold.