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Hugo Chavez coffin parades past Venezuela`s ills

Last Updated: Saturday, March 16, 2013, 09:49

The road from the military academy where Hugo Chavez`s body has been lying in state to the hilltop museum where he`ll be displayed indefinitely is lined with some of the most dangerous slums on the planet.

Chavez’s body ‘unlikely’ to be embalmed

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 12:20

It is highly unlikely that the body of former Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez will be embalmed, acting President Nicolas Maduro has said.

Lenin custodians ready to help embalm Chavez

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 15:10

The Russian specialists who care for the embalmed body of Vladimir Lenin are ready to help in the process of embalming the late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.

Ahmadinejad under fire for hugging Chavez`s mom at funeral

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 13:23

Senior Iranian clerics have criticised President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for consoling Hugo Chavez`s mother with a hug a physical contact considered a sin under the country`s strict Islamic codes.

Lok Sabha mourns death of Hugo Chavez

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 14:09

Lok Sabha on Monday mourned the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

Venezuelan opposition leader Capriles to run

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 09:27

Henrique Capriles is set to announce he will run in elections to replace Hugo Chavez, setting up a make-or-break encounter against the dead president`s hand-picked successor, a close adviser to the candidate says.

Hugo Chavez may have been poisoned: Bolivian Prez

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 13:31

Bolivian President Evo Morales has said he is "almost certain" that "the empire" had poisoned the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez.

Venezuela to hold Presidential election on April 14

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 09:35

Venezuela will hold a Presidential election to elect a successor to late Hugo Chavez April 14, the country`s electoral council said following an extraordinary meeting.

Preservation of Hugo Chavez`s body not easy

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 09:14

No one lives forever, nor do they last forever. At least not without a lot of tuneups.

Nicolas Maduro sworn in as acting Venezuelan Prez

Last Updated: Saturday, March 09, 2013, 08:49

Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro was sworn in as acting President on Friday despite the Opposition saying such a move was in violation of the country`s Constitution.

World leaders pay tribute at Hugo Chavez`s funeral

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 22:52

Prominent leaders from Latin American and around the world converged here to attend the funeral of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez on Friday.

President Pranab condoles Hugo Chavez’s death

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 20:10

Pranab Mukherjee on Friday paid rich tributes to late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.