Hugo chávez, the 62nd president of venezuela, died on 5 march 2013 at the age of 58 his death triggered a presidential election which was constitutionally required to be called within 30 days nicolás maduro served as interim president following chávez's death until 14 april, because the vice. Of venezuela's president hugo chavez frias (58) was announced on state television on march 5, 2013 in caracas by vice president nicolas maduro after a reported two year battle with what had been described as an aggressive pelvic cancer, the head of venezuela's presidential guard stated. Vice-president nicolas maduro becomes interim leader after chavez loses battle with cancer. On tuesday, venezuelan vice president nicolas maduro announced the death of president chavez hugo chavez dreamed of playing major league baseball in the united states, but instead chose to join the venezuelan army he was jailed in 1992 for leading an unsuccessful attempt to oust. Hugo chávez, controversial president of venezuela, has passed away on mar 5 after a battle with cancer the president had not been seen in public for several months due to his illness.
Cnn) — a deeply divided venezuela is mourning its late leader and preparing to pick a new president to replace him venezuelan officials called for peace and unity after president hugo chavez's death on tuesday. In 2002, hugo chavez's bolivarian revolution in venezuela almost died in its infancy on april 11 of that year, a general strike took place and a massive demonstration called by the unlikely. Hugo chavez (1954 - 2013) was a former army lieutenant colonel and president of venezuela a populist, chávez instituted what he calls a bolivarian revolution in venezuela, where key industries were nationalized and oil revenues were used in social programs for the poor.
Caracas, venezuela — president hugo chávez of venezuela died tuesday afternoon after a struggle with cancer, the government announced, leaving behind a bitterly divided nation in the grip of a. Hugo chavez hugo chavez, the president of venezuela who has died aged 58, was a shrewd demagogue and combined brash but intoxicating rhetorical gifts with a free spending of oil revenues to turn. Venezuela's president hugo chavez has died aged 58, after 14 years in power mr chavez had been seriously ill with cancer for more than a year, undergoing several operations in cuba. Hugo chavez was elected president of venezuela in december 1998 on the strength of three main promises: convening a constituent assembly to write a new constitution and improve the state, fighting.
Hugo chavez, was president of venezuela from february 2, 1999 to january 10, 2001 and then upto january 10, 2013 the national assembly of venezuela allowed him time to recover and undergo treatment in cuba, but he passed away before his inauguration and swearing in as president. Hugo chávez governed venezuela from 1999 until 2013 he won 4 presidential elections and developed a new constitution despite this, the president's death is a time of national mourning source: globalvoicesonlineorg. Hugo chavez was democratically elected in 1998 with strong support from the lower class chavez, at the time, was thought of by the poor majority of he was the president of venezuela, having held that position from 1999 until his death in 2013, recently having been re-elected for a further six year. Venezuela's long-time president, hugo chavez, has died, according to vice president nicolas maduro, who made the announcement in a televised speech tuesday evening local time we have received the hardest and most tragic news thatcomandante president hugo chavez died today at.
Venezuela's controversial president hugo chavez died after a lengthy struggle with cancer on tuesday, throwing the already divided country into a state of uncertainty vice-president nicolas maduro broke the news on national television chavez died at 4:25 pm local time, maduro said. Venezuelan president hugo chavez has died aged 58 after a long battle with cancer his death was announced on national television by vice president nicolas maduro, who said that chavez died after. President hugo chavez has died after 14 years in office venezuela's president, hugo chavez, has died after 14 years in office, during which he was famed for his colourful and often controversial rule that challenged the status quo both domestically and internationally. Hugo chávez, the 62nd president of venezuela, died on 5 march 2013 at the age of 58his death triggered a presidential election which was constitutionally required to be called within 30 days. Vice president nicolas maduro confirmed that hugo chavez had died in a televised address, flanked by senior ministers it's a moment of deep pain, maduro said, his voice the question for venezuela now is whether chavez's socialist revolution can live on without their dominant leader at the helm.
Chavez's fourth presidential term began in january 2013 and ended in march of the same year because of hugo's death nicholas maduro took the presidential power, and he became the next president of venezuela. President of venezuela, 1999-2013 name at birth: hugo rafael chávez frias hugo chavez was the elected strongman of venezuela who took office in 1999 and remained there until his death from cancer in 2013. Hugo chavez, who won another six-year term as venezuela's president in october 2012, is one of the most visible, vocal and controversial leaders in latin america the former army paratrooper first. Venezuela's president nicolas maduro delivers a speech during the closing campaign ceremony for the forthcoming election photograph: carlos garcia rawlins/reuters when hugo chávez anointed.
Like his idol, fidel castro, venezuelan president hugo chávez was one of the most garrulous and pugnacious leaders latin america has ever known that makes his death in caracas today, march 5, at age 58, after a long and secrecy-shrouded fight with a cancer whose type he refused to disclose. Caracas, venezuela (ap) — president hugo chavez won re-election on sunday, defeating challenger henrique capriles, venezuela's electoral council said with most votes counted, chavez had more than 54 percent of the vote, and capriles had 45 percent, national electoral council.