Hugo Chavez

Venezuela in crisis: how did it come to this?
Venezuela protests
In Depth

Venezuela in crisis: how did it come to this?

Hundreds of thousands of protesters set to march against President Maduro
23 Jan 2019
Venezuela inflation to hit 1,000,000% by year’s end
Students take part in a protest against Venezuelan President Nicola Maduro in Caracas
In Brief

Venezuela inflation to hit 1,000,000% by year’s end

Calls to ‘dollarise’ the country likely to fall on deaf ears as country nears collapse
15 Aug 2018
How Nicolas Maduro won crisis election
Nicolas Maduro stands in front of a portrait of Simon Bolivar in the presidential palace
In Depth

How Nicolas Maduro won crisis election

Opposition boycott handed socialist incumbent victory despite record low approval ratings
21 May 2018
Can Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency save its economy?
Venezuela's national currency, the Bolivar, has collapsed over the past 12 months
In Brief

Can Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency save its economy?

Beleaguered government is hoping to raise over $1bn from sale which begins today
20 Feb 2018
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 8 Mar 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 8 Mar 2013

8 Mar 2013
CHAVEZ: Death from cancer was 'US plot'
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In Depth

CHAVEZ: Death from cancer was 'US plot'

Week of mourning declared for Venezuela's socialist leader as conspiracy theories fly in Caracas
6 Mar 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 6 Mar 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 6 Mar 2013

6 Mar 2013

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VENEZUELA: Power struggle as Chavez clings to life
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In Brief

VENEZUELA: Power struggle as Chavez clings to life

'Bleak' update on the president's condition comes as his nominated successor Maduro begins electioneering
5 Mar 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 5 Mar 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 5 Mar 2013

5 Mar 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 20 Aug 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 20 Aug 2012

20 Aug 2012
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