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MIA Hugo Chavez in 'Critical' Condition

Daughter, mother reportedly travel to Cuba

(Newser) - Hugo Chavez is in critical condition in a Cuban hospital, according to reports in Miami's Nuevo Herald. The Venezuelan president, who triggered health rumors earlier this month after he dropped out of view for surgery on a pelvic abscess, is "critical, in a complicated situation," reports the... More »

Hugo Chavez's First Tweet Is ... Boring

It begins: 'Hey how's it going?'

(Newser) - Geez, even the most bellicose dictators sound humdrum on Twitter. After Venezuela's Hugo Chavez announced he was starting his own feed, the world awaited his first twitterance. Here it is, with translation courtesy of the BBC . "Hey how's it going? I appeared like I said I would: at midnight.... More »

Chavez Launches Twitter Chat

Comandante 'breaks loose' @chavezcandanga

(Newser) - Twitter's 140-character limit is going to be a challenge for a president notorious for hours-long speeches. But Hugo Chavez is nevertheless launching his Twitter feed today, striking back against critics who have been using the micro-blogging site to blast the Venezuelan leader. "I recommend you follow that page after... More »

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