Hugo Chavez hasn't been seen in public for weeks, reportedly due to mysterious health issues he developed while traveling. The last photo of Chavez was released on Tuesday, and showed him in Cuba chatting with former leader Fidel Castro.
President Chavez has changed many things about Venezuela, but he hasn't changed the presidential palace. Chavez works in the same building that Venezuelan leaders have been working in for over a century. We want to know the palace's official name.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Angel Falls. The world's highest waterfall is located in the Venezuelan state of Bolivar. Anchor Marco Werman gets reaction from Ben Rodriques of Osprey Expeditions in Caracas, Venezuela.
Now that gas prices have plunged, Hugo Chavez is gently cozying up to companies like Chevron and Shell to see if they'd like to return to Venezuela for business. For more on this turn of events, we are joined by Simon Romero for the New York Times.
Venezuela held gubernatorial and mayoral elections over the weekend. The parties allied with President Hugo Chavez won a majority of the contests but the opposition also posted some gains. The BBC's Will Grant reports from Caracas.
Hundreds of opposition candidates have been barred from running in Venezuela's local elections this November, and analysts say the move shows that the government of President Hugo Chavez is worried he's losing support at the local level
Venezuelans haven't felt the pinch of rising food prices as badly as many consumers have around the world because President Hugo Ch-vez is using his country's ample oil revenues to subsidize food at the local markets
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