Hugo Chávez
Venezuelan politician
Hugo Chávez
Hugo de los Reyes Chávez was a regional director of education and subsequently rose to prominence as a member of the Social Christian Party COPEI. He was (from 1998 to 2008) governor of Barinas in Venezuela. He is best known as the father of current Venzuelan president Hugo Chávez, and the current governor of Barinas Adán Chávez, and the mayor of Sabaneta, Barinas, Anibal José Chávez Frías. His mother is Rosa Inés de Chávez.
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Anti-Chavez leader with nonconfrontational style stands out among contenders ... - Washington Post
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By AP, LA RAIZA, Venezuela — The rival who could pose the greatest threat to President Hugo Chavez may be the only politician in Venezuela who almost never mentions the leader by name. While Chavez is exuberant, blustery and aggressive toward
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Anti-Chavez leader uses nonconfrontational style - The Associated Press
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LA RAIZA, Venezuela (AP) — The rival who could pose the greatest threat to President Hugo Chavez may be the only politician in Venezuela who almost never mentions the leader by name. While Chavez is exuberant, blustery and aggressive toward ... -
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Venezuela without Chávez? - Project Syndicate
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SANTA MARTA, COLOMBIA – Like all cancer patients, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez faces three scenarios: a quick cure, prolonged treatment, or an early death. Whichever way it goes – even if Chávez really is recovering as quickly as he would have us
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Venezuela gold miner sees 1.2 tonnes output in 2011 - Reuters
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Socialist President Hugo Chavez targeted the gold sector last month after his government quarreled with foreign miners over limits on how much they could export. [ID:nN1E77G0WN] Minerven will be "the motor" for developing the sector in the future,
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Chavez Urges Qaddafi to Continue 'Resisting' - Bloomberg
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez urged Muammar Qaddafi to resist a rebel siege in Libya, saying that his ally has no plans to leave the embattled North African nation. “Nobody knows where Qaddafi is,” ... - -
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Chavez Says He Is Free Of Cancer, But Questions Linger - Wall Street Journal
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CARACAS (Dow Jones)--Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez expects to complete a third round of chemotherapy Friday and leave the local military hospital where he has been since last week, state media reported
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Chavez set to begin new round of cancer treatment - Fox News
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Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, right, points to his supporters while embracing his daughter Rosa on a balcony of the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday Aug. 27, 2011. Chavez said during a televised Cabinet meeting on ... - -
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Chavez Preparing Government Takeover of Venezuela's Gold Mining Industry - Bloomberg
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez ordered his government to repatriate $11 billion in gold held in banks abroad to safeguard the country from the economic crisis and said he'll ... -
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Chavez confident about second phase of chemotherapy in Cuba - Xinhua
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7 (Xinhua) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez voiced his confidence about the second phase of chemotherapy here on Sunday. "Here in Havana, in complete diagnostic exams, with God's help, I will be fine and move on," he said via Twitter in the Cuban ... -
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Hugo Chavez: the boy from the grasslands - GlobalPost
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As a boy, Hugo Chavez lived in a mud hut with no refrigerator, running water or indoor bathroom. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales are greeted by supporters on their arrival at Sabaneta, where Chavez was born. ... - -
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Shadow Government: Administration silent as democracy deteriorates in Ecuador - Foreign Policy
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Even before Hugo Chavez revealed he is battling cancer, his political star was on the wane in Latin America. More and more, voters in the region have simply realized that class warfare, polarization, and centralization of power are not prescriptions
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Hugo Chávez shows off new haircut - The Guardian
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Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez has appeared on television sporting a freshly shaved head, explaining – with a broad grin – that his chemotherapy had given him "a new look". Holding up a black and white photograph of himself as a toddler, ... - -
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Hugo Chavez opponents see an opportunity - Washington Post
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Back from chemotherapy in Cuba, President Hugo Chavez is again singing on television, publicly ruminating over 19th-century conspiracies against Venezuela's independence hero and skewering his opponents with colorful barbs. ... - -
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Venezuela's Chavez: Soon Starting 2nd Round Of Chemo, May Need 3rd - Wall Street Journal
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CARACAS, Venezuela (Dow Jones)--Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will soon start his second round of chemotherapy and "probably" will require a third, the leader said Wednesday, speaking during a televised address. Chavez, who has significantly cut ... - -
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Chavez wrong on Bolivar murder theory: inquiry - Reuters
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CARACAS (Reuters) - South American independence hero Simon Bolivar was not murdered by Colombian foes as suggested by Hugo Chavez but may have died of accidental poisoning, according to a study ordered by Venezuela's leader. ... -
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Coping with cancer, Chavez contemplates Nietzsche - The Associated Press
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — While he undergoes cancer treatment, Hugo Chavez has been finding inspiration rereading a 19th century philosophy book by Friedrich Nietzsche about a prophet who shows courage while trying to spread a nonconformist message
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    CHILDHOOD
  • 1933
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    Chávez was born in 1933 to José Rafael Saavedra and Rosa Inés Chávez.
    More Details Hide Details He has a brother Marcos Chávez. Chávez was a regional director of education and subsequently rose to prominence as a member of the Social Christian Party COPEI. He was (from 1998 to 2008) governor of Barinas in Venezuela. He is best known as the father of late Venzuelan president Hugo Chávez, of the current governor of Barinas Adán Chávez, and of the mayor of Sabaneta, Barinas, Anibal José Chávez Frías. His mother is Rosa Inés de Chávez. The Chávez family is descended from the mestizos (primarily indigenous Amerindian) and mulattos (African and Spanish) that live in central Venezuela's vast and verdant llanos, home to a rural cattle ranching culture famed as restive and fiercely independent. Chávez and his wife, Elena Frías de Chávez, started their careers as local schoolteachers. He dropped out of school after completing the sixth grade, later qualifying to teach.
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