Many world leaders attended the funeral of President Hugo Chavez. Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was one of them. Mohammed Manzapour of the BBC's Persian Service said Venezuelans view his presence according to their political affiliation.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's James Ingham in Caracas about a joint venture by Venezuela and Iran: the two oil producers are joining forces to produce bicycles in government-run, socialist factories.
The government of Venezuela says ailing president Hugo Chavez has returned to his country from Cuba. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with blogger Francisco Toro sabout what the return could mean for Venezuela.
Anti-government protests in Ukraine may be getting most of the attention, but a growing opposition movement in Venezuela is challenging its government to fix longstanding economic issues. What began as a non-violent movement has turned deadly in Venezuela, as well.
Presumptive Democratic nominee for president, Barack Obama, has called for direct diplomacy with friend and foe alike, and among the foes of the Bush administration is Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela;