Venezuelan Chavez in Cuba for Upcoming Surgery

Venezuelan President travels to Havana on Friday to undergo surgery, eight months after a carcinogenic tumor was removed in Cuba. The National Assembly approved his authorization to leave the country for more than five days, as the Venezuelan Constitution establishes.»

Ban Ki-moon, Russian FM Hold Talk on Syria

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon held talks on Thursday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, on the situation in Syria and the importance of ensuring access to humanitarian aid to this country.»

Venezuela: New Social Programs against Poverty

More than two million Venezuelans are registered in the great missions “Sons of Venezuela” and “Venezuela in Love Major” social programs aimed at eliminating extreme poverty in this country, President Hugo Chavez said Thursday.»