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Chavez illness overshadows Venezuelan polls

Two months after re-electing President Hugo Chavez, Venezuelans return to the polls on Sunday in crucial state elections, which have been overshadowed by news of the ailing leader’s cancer surgery in Cuba.

Chavez to undergo further cancer surgery

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has admitted a relapse of his cancer and designated Vice President Nicolas Maduro as his heir apparent in case “something happened” to him. Speaking on national television late

Martinez survives knockdown to dethrone Chavez

Sergio Martinez survived a late knockdown to reclaim the World Boxing Council’s middleweight belt on Saturday when he defeated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. by a unanimous points decision. Martinez, 37, dominated and

Chavez in hospital for emergency care

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has been fighting cancer, was rushed to a military hospital for emergency care following kidney failure, El Nuevo Herald newspaper reported late Wednesday. The leftist, staunchly anti-US