- ART / HUMOR / SPAIN : 27 August UPDATE: Clever Jokers Post Their 'Restored' Versions Of Famous Images.
- USA / SOCIAL MEDIA / GUN CULTURE: Santa Leaves Heat As Xmas Treats.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- VENEZUELA: Growing As Hub For Drug Shipments.
- COLOMBIA : Top Pop Singer Shakira...Sued By Ex-Novio...For $100 Million.
- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
- UKRAINE : 27 April UPDATE: Barbie Doll Looking Model...Defends Appearance.
- RUSSIA : Miss Russia Defends Pussy Riot Punkers; 4 Detained After Small Moscow Pussy Riot Protest.
- COSTA RICA / PERU / COLOMBIA : 17 May UPDATE : 2 More Aides Resign After Prez. Chinchilla Comes Under Fire For Free Flights On Alleged Narco Jet; Key Minister Resigns Over Flight From Bogus Person.
- MEXICO: The Growing Number Of Narco Women.
26 December 2012
VENEZUELA / CUBA / BOLIVIA : Hugo Health Update; Important Duties Given Maduro; Evo Mum On Condition.
Here are the latest news/rumors...circulating about ailing President Hugo Chavez.
It was just revealed that on 8 December...3 days before his medical trip to Cuba...Hugo officially delegated some important responsibilities to former bus driver Nicolas Maduro...now his hand-picked VP...including budget, expropriations and sovereign debt.
Maduro also relished telling the nation on Christmas Eve...that Chavez was walking around...and talking.
Chavez reportedly suffered bleeding...and even needed a breathing aids...after his last procedure in Cuba on 11 December.
He has not been heard from...or seen in public since then.
The presidents of 2 close allies...Ecuador and Bolivia...also visited with Chavez in La Habana.
Bolivia's Evo Morales refused to comment about Hugo's condition.
TO READ: latest medical condition/surprise visits.