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Analysis: The Weeks Leading up to the "Most Difficult Hours" for Hugo Chavez and Venezuela

(0) Comments | Posted March 7, 2013 | 1:51 PM


Rumors, secrecy and the hermeticism lasted until the last day before the death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. The government handled the illness of Chavez with emotionally charged messages, religious references and few medical details.

According to the government, Hugo Chavez died Tuesday after...

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Insight: Behind the Clues of President Chavez After two Months Without Him

(1) Comments | Posted February 12, 2013 | 5:14 PM

2013-02-12-Chavez_signature-8446843829_29cf981b33_c.jpg Venezuela's Vice-President Nicolas Maduro shows a decree signed by President Hugo Chavez during a ceremony in Cumana, Feb 3, 2013. Photo by Venezuelan Presidential Press

It has been more than 60 days of uncertainty in Venezuela, since President Hugo Chavez had a...

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Motion For A Venezuela Crisis Emergency Debate In Parliament Gains Support

(2) Comments | Posted January 24, 2013 | 6:21 PM


A petition organized by Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis to gather support for his future motion calling for an emergency debate in the House of Commons about the situation in Venezuela is gaining strength with each passing day.

"Compared with other campaigns this one has...

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Venezuelans Across Canada Gather In Citizens' Assemblies, Make Public Statement Addressing Crisis

(1) Comments | Posted January 21, 2013 | 2:19 PM


Dozens of Venezuelans gathered last Saturday in a citizens' assembly across many of Canada's largest cities and demanded, in a public declaration, the restitution of constitutional order in Venezuela and that the sovereignty of their country be respected.

More than 35 Venezuelans gathered...

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Venezuelan Crisis: Venezuelan Vice-President Describes Canadian Proposal At OAS As 'Miserable'

(22) Comments | Posted January 18, 2013 | 7:00 PM

Venezuelan Vice-president Nicolas Maduro condemned as "miserable" the proposal from Canada to send a diplomatic mission from the Organization of American States (OAS) to study the crisis in Venezuela.

Maduro said the proposal "had nothing to do with the democratic life and independence of (Venezuela)." in an interview to...

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Venezuelan Crisis: Canada Has to Say 'We Aren't Going to Deal With This Anymore'

(1) Comments | Posted January 14, 2013 | 3:31 PM


Liberal multicultural critic Jim Karygiannis will introduce a motion to the House Of Commons calling for an emergency debate on how to deal with the situation in Venezuela that could occur the first week of February.

"We have a democracy...

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