International Politics
05 December 2008
When Hugo Chávez Frias won the presidential elections in Venezuela on 6 December 1998, it was against the odds...
Business
07 July 2008
On 5 July, Venezuelans celebrated the 197th anniversary of their Declaration of Independence from Spain. On that day...
Human Rights
22 February 2008
Fidel Castro is to take retirement. In a brief statement – by the standards of a man famous for speeches lasting the...
International Politics
08 January 2008
On 2 January, a month on from his defeat in a referendum about a socialist reform of the county’s constitution,...