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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# El Presidente

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The new Fifa president enjoyed a kick around with a host of football legends on his first day
Sure it’s all fun and games at Fifa HQ.
Former Leinster lock Louis Magee elected new IRFU president
The Bective Rangers clubman continues a long-standing tradition by taking over from Pat Fitzgerald.
El último día: President concludes Central America tour today
President Michael D Higgins brings the curtain down on a landmark tour of Central America with some final meetings in Costa Rica today.
Michael D Higgins to visit tomb of murdered bishop Romero
The President has been speaking about the 75,000 people who lost their lives in the brutal civil war in El Salvador.
Buenos días: President Higgins goes to Central America for 12-day trip
President Higgins left this morning for his official visit to Mexico, El Salvador and Costa Rica.
No surprises: Raul Castro re-elected president of Cuba
This is the second five year term for the 81-year-old Raul Castro who officially took over from his brother Fidel in 2008.
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.
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 returns from Cuba after cancer treatment
The Venezuelan president said he was very happy to be back but did not elaborate on his health.
PHOTOS: Day four of Michael D's visit to Chile
El Presidente visited the grave of former Chilean leader Salvador Allende as part of his two-week trip today.
Poll open in Venezuela in tough election for Chavez
Hugo Chavez has been in power for almost 14 years – but his opponent in the presidential election is in a statistical dead heat with the president in opinion polls.
President to meet political leaders and Irish community in Chile
President Michael D Higgins has a busy schedule on the day two of his South American trip.
Pictures: Day one of Michael D Higgins in Chile
The President met with his Chilean counterpart on a busy day of public engagements.
Higgins to meet Chilean president on first full day of South America trip
After arriving in Chile yesterday morning, President Higgins kicks off his two weeks trip to South American with a day of public engagements in Santiago.
¡Hola! President Higgins begins official visit to South America today
The President will meet with the presidents of Chile, Brazil and Argentina during the two-week visit.
¿Lo entiendes? Michael D enrols in Spanish language course
The Irish President has spent the past three weeks learning Spanish with his wife Sabina.