Tag archives for Venezuela

Iran, Venezuela, Bolivia & Israel to Honduras

Honduras will be at the center of the international media this week. The Central America nation is the seat of the 39th Organization of American States’ summit in San Pedro Sula. Then it can be forecast which countries will get more attention: Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia, United States, Iran and Israel. Surely it will be interested […]

Three Latin American intellectuals accepted challenge of Chávez

Three Latin American intellectuals, the Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa and the Mexican Jorge Castañeda Gutman and Enrique Krauze, accepted the challenge of president Hugo Chávez to open a public debate in his program “Aló Presidente!. The program of the president has a special edition this week with a daily emission between 8 and 10 […]

The Venezuela of Chávez fears writer Vargas Llosa

The presence of prestigious Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa has risen concerns in the Venezuela of president Hugo Chávez, famous for his socialist project for the South American nation. Vargas Llosa, one of the most important authors of the Hispanic literature, came to Caracas for the International Congress on Freedom and Democracy organized by the […]

Chávez in Iran

The president of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, arrived to Tehran to pay a “strategic visit” in order to tie political and economical links with the ayatollahs’ regime. He will visit China and Japan after. Chávez will meet president Mahmud Ahmadineyad, a radical conservative that has visited Venezuela as well and some other Latin American nations. Iran, […]

Lula and Obama, Latin America and USA

For many observers the meeting of Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Washington with US president Barack Obama was the first important encounter among US and Latin America during the government of the new president at the White House. Undoubtedly, Lula became one of the most representative political leaders of the region and […]

A friendly press conference between two controversial presidents

Cartagena | ColPas. The meeting of the two most controversial presidents of Latin America in Cartagena de Indias was rather friendly. Even if journalists touched hot subjects like the Farc hostages that broke relations between Chávez and Uribe since November 2007 or the issue of the reelection that both leaders are looking. But the most […]

Colombia and Venezuela set up fund to finance micro and small enterprises

Cartagena | ColPas. The presidents of Colombia and Venezuela announced the creation of a fund to finance micro and small enterprises as a measure to face the the global recession. The fund will start with resources for 200 million dollars with an equal participation of both countries.

What Uribe and Chávez will talk in Cartagena

The two most famous presidents of the Americas will meet in Cartagena de Indias at the end of this month. On 24th January Álvaro Uribe of Colombia and Hugo Chávez of Venezuela will have a meeting to discuss the effects of the financial crisis in the two South American nations.

Chávez asked Obama to rectify

The comments of elected president Barack Obama in relation with the government of president Hugo Chávez of Venezuela, seems to initiate a new period in the long tensions between Washington and Caracas. Obama suggested that Chávez interrupted the progress of the region, exports terrorist activities and supports malicious entities like the Farc guerrilla of Colombia.

Financial crisis will hit Lat America anyway

Even if countries like Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Peru have presented big programs to cushion the world recession, it will not be enough to the strong 2009 effects on the regional economies, suggested Standard & Poor’s (S&P).

Venezuela expelled Israeli Ambassador for the invasion of the Gaza Strip

As a protest for the invasion of the Gaza Strip, Caracas expelled the Ambassador of Israel and many other diplomats of the Middle East country.  The Minister of Foreign Relations of Venezuela, announced to the mass media that the government decided to expel Ambassador Shlomo Cohen as a protest of for the dead caused during […]

Venezuelan TV channel receives attack

The Minister of Information of Venezuela, Jesse Chacón, condemned the attack with a can of tear gas against Globovisión on the 1rst of January. The channel is one of the main spaces of critic of the government of president Hugo Chávez Frías. Reporters Without Borders declared that the terrorist attack was made by “La Piedrita”, […]

The financial crisis is Capitalist, said Chávez

The 2008 Financial Crisis is a problem of capitalism, said Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez in Caracas last Tuesday. He prevented that if the financial crisis will affect his country, he will take socialist measures and not capitalists as US president George Bush did supporting bank crisis.

What about Chávez

Short analysis on the presidency of Hugo Chávez of Venezuela.