Hugo Chavez

Our misplaced faith in political Messiahs

Opinion: Too often people are turning to political leaders for answers to all that ails them. It’s a dangerous tendency that needs to change.

How Donald Trump resembles five strongmen not named Putin

Trump shares policy, hobbies, and past careers on TV with the likes of Idi Amin, Hugo Chávez, Pol Pot, Muammar Gaddafi, and Adolf Hitler

Venezuela collapses and nobody cares

Scott Gilmore on why Canada should do more for Venezuela

The death of ‘Chavismo’ in Venezuela

Under Nicolas Maduro, student protests against the late Chávez’s policies have boiled over into violent street battles

Chavez’s hand-picked successor Nicolas Maduro elected Venezuelan president

Runner-up Henrique Capriles calls for a recount amid close results

Is this Hugo’s heir?

Is this Hugo Chavez’s heir?

The comandante’s chosen successor launches his campaign for the presidency


Mahmoud Ahmadinejad hugs Hugo Chávez’s mom, ignites controversy

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s embrace of Hugo Chávez’s grieving mother created a storm back home.


Hugo Chavez to be embalmed, put in military museum for public viewing

When the funeral for former Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez ends Friday, the leader won’t be buried underground.

How to distil reaction to the death of Hugo Chavez

Tease the day: Newspapers do what they can to assess the legacy of the enigmatic Venezuelan

What politicians are saying about Hugo Chavez’s death

“I hope the people of Venezuela can now build for themselves a better, brighter future”


Hugo Chavez: The sad irony of his years in power

That Venezuela is split at the moment of his death is the result of his own polarizing politics