Christopher Toothaker

Friday, February 3, 2012 - 00:00
President Hugo Chavez is strongly condemning an armed pro-government group for allegedly allowing children to pose with assault rifles.
Monday, January 30, 2012 - 00:00
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez warned private banks on Sunday that he will consider nationalizing any that refuse to finance agricultural projects promoted by his government.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 00:00
The socialist leader, who returned from Cuba on Saturday, has said he doesn't know yet if he will need a third round of chemotherapy.
Friday, August 5, 2011 - 00:00
President Hugo Chavez told a gathering of soldiers Thursday that he's seeking divine support from the indigenous deities and spirits of Venezuela's central plains to help him survive cancer.
Friday, June 24, 2011 - 00:00
Some people suspect Chavez has been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness such as prostate or colon cancer while others claim doctors botched liposuction surgery and he suffered an infection.
Friday, June 24, 2011 - 00:00
The tweet that broke the silence greeted Chavez's followers with a "gigantic embrace" and a patriotic message of solidarity. There is no way of confirming Chavez is doing the tweeting himself.
Monday, June 20, 2011 - 00:00
Officials gave few descriptions about the progress of the three-day battle at the Rodeo I prison and did not say if more people had been killed or injured beyond the three dead and 18 wounded reported on the first day.
Friday, June 17, 2011 - 00:00
"It should be made clear that there's a correlation between production levels and energy consumption," Fedecamaras said in a statement.
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 00:00
President Hugo Chavez said Thursday he will not to tolerate the presence of Colombian guerrillas in Venezuelan territory, adding that he's confident Colombia's government would in turn capture any opponents conspiring against his government.
Monday, March 28, 2011 - 00:00
Chavez-who often dispenses advice to supporters during his marathon speeches-said he'd start a campaign to urge Venezuelans to consume less fatty foods.