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# Chavez

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Chavez heir wins Venezuela vote - but opposition refuses to concede
Nicolas Maduro, who had been acting president since the death of Hugo Chavez, won 50.66 per cent of the vote last night.
Plan to put Chavez's body on display 'may be impossible'
The acting president of Venezuela said preparatory steps to put Hugo Chavez’s body on display should have been taken much earlier.
Rivals trade barbs as election to succeed Chavez starts
Henrique Capriles will run in elections to replace late President Hugo Chavez.
Hugo Chavez died of a 'massive heart attack, mouthed desire to live'
“I don’t want to die. Please don’t let me die,” the late Venezuelan president is quoted as saying according to the head of the presidential guard.
After Chavez's death, Venezuela faces period of uncertainty
Expectations are that the government will hold elections within the next month as Venezuela faces uncertainty following the death of the leftist leader.
President and Tánaiste express sadness at death of Hugo Chavez
Reaction from world leaders to the death of the Venezuelan president yesterday has been mixed.
Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela
Hugo Chavez has spent more than two months in Cuba for cancer surgery and treatment.
Spanish newspaper apologises for fake Chavez hospital picture
El Pais published a photograph it said was of ailing president Hugo Chavez in his hospital bed – provoking a furious reaction from Venezuela.
Chavez not in coma, responding well to treatment, says brother
The brother of Hugo Chavez says reports that the family is discussing ending life support for the Venezuelan leader are totally false.
Chavez suffering from 'respiratory insufficiency'
Hugo Chavez’s top aides say the opposition and the media have used the Venezuelan president’s poor health to wage a “psychological war” to destabilise the country.
Venezuela cancels New Year's Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse
The Venezuelan president has developed new complications from an infection after undergoing his latest round of cancer-related surgery.
Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering, his aides say
The leader of Venezuela underwent treatment for cancer in Cuba earlier this week.
Chavez recovering after 'successful' cancer surgery
The Venezuelan president flew to Havana, Cuba, for surgery on Monday after revealing his cancer had returned.
Venezuela: Chavez admits cancer relapse and designates his successor
Chavez has not disclosed details of the type of cancer has has but in a significant move he has designated his successor, vice president Nicolas Maduro.
Chavez returns from Cuba after cancer treatment
The Venezuelan president said he was very happy to be back but did not elaborate on his health.
Six more years: Chavez wins fourth term as Venezuela's president
Facing his sternest test yet, the socialist leader saw off the challenge of Henrique Capriles in yesterday’s election and could now complete 20 years in office.
Chavez says he is 'recovering rapidly' after latest surgery in Cuba
The Venezuelan leader has undergone surgery for another potentially cancerous tumour.
Chavez wonders if US hatched cancer plot against Latin American leaders
The Venezuelan president insisted he was merely thinking aloud. It follows news that Argentina’s president is the latest Latin Americna leader to be diagnosed with cancer.
Hugo Chavez says he is now cancer free
The Venezuelan president has been undergoing treatment in Cuba and now says he is free of the illness.
Chavez returns to Cuba for cancer treatment tests
The Venezuelan president said he expects to return home within the coming days with “good news” after undergoing tests in Cuba.
Chavez "I've never been better"
The Venezuelan president said he is doing well following his second round of chemotherapy.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In this evening’s fix: DAA board backs down, shock death at Glastonbury, cringey MySpace pages and the only slideshow you’ll ever need to see…swamp soccer!