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US and Venezuela diplomacy

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;


Where is Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez?

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.

Conflict & Justice

The Year Ahead in Latin America

Hugo Chavez is struggling to recover from a fourth cancer operation and officials describe his situation as "delicate." Julia Sweig, of the Council on Foreign Relations, says it's unlikely Chavez will be able to attend the swearing in for his fourth term.