Irish union officialwas one of the international observers invited to Venezuela by the National Electoral Council for this weekend’s poll. He tells the Irish Examiner of what he saw in the troubled South American state.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
Vice President Nicolas Maduro surprised Venezuelans with a Christmas Eve announcement that President Hugo Chavez is up and walking two weeks after cancer surgery in Cuba, but the news did little to ease uncertainty surrounding the leader’s condition.
Wed, 26 Dec, 2012
The US today accused three members of anti-American Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez's inner circle of aiding Colombian rebels by supplying arms and helping drug traffickers. Washington also expelled Mr Chavez's ambassador as a diplomatic clash intensified
Fri, 12 Sep, 2008
President Hugo Chavez warned the US ambassador to Venezuela that he could be asked to leave the country for saying American investors must receive a fair price for their shares of Venezuela’s largest telephone company when it is nationalised.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2007