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# el-presidente - Monday 29 February, 2016

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.

# el-presidente - Friday 18 July, 2014

From The42 Former Leinster lock Louis Magee elected new IRFU president Top Man

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-presidente - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

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.

# el-presidente - Friday 25 October, 2013

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.

# el-presidente - Saturday 19 October, 2013

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.

# el-presidente - Monday 25 February, 2013

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.

# el-presidente - Monday 18 February, 2013

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.

# el-presidente - Thursday 24 January, 2013

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.

# el-presidente - Sunday 13 January, 2013

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.

# el-presidente - Monday 31 December, 2012

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.

# el-presidente - Friday 14 December, 2012

Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering, his aides say

The leader of Venezuela underwent treatment for cancer in Cuba earlier this week.

# el-presidente - Friday 7 December, 2012

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.

# el-presidente - Sunday 7 October, 2012

PHOTOS: Day four of Michael D's visit to Chile El Presidente This post contains images

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.

# el-presidente - Friday 5 October, 2012

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.

# el-presidente - Thursday 4 October, 2012

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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.

# el-presidente - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

¡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.

# el-presidente - Monday 27 August, 2012

¿Lo entiendes? Michael D enrols in Spanish language course

The Irish President has spent the past three weeks learning Spanish with his wife Sabina.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know this morning.