Chavez Daughters Won't Stop Partying in the Presidential Palace

Well, this is awkward. The adult children of Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chavez refuse to leave the presidential residence, La Casona. In fact, Maria Gabriela, Rosa Virginia and Hugo Jr. are still using the lavish villa as a "social club for friends of the family" nearly one year after their father's passing. Turn… » 2/21/14 12:00pm 2/21/14 12:00pm

Hugo Chavez Subtly Suggests That The U.S. Government Is Shooting World…

After Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, the president of Argentina, was recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer, Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's disturbingly kooky president, has begun insinuating that perhaps the United States is running around secretly infecting his region's leaders with the disease. His proof? Five Latin… » 12/28/11 5:45pm 12/28/11 5:45pm

Venezuela's Domestic Violence Levels Almost As Bad As Russia's

Remember last week's story about Russia's alarming level of domestic abuse? Well Venezuela's situation is not much better, despite a promise from President Hugo Chavez in March, 2007 to ameliorate the incidence of such crimes. A woman dies from domestic violence once an hour in Russia, while every 15 minutes in… » 7/21/08 3:00pm 7/21/08 3:00pm

Hillary Clinton Never Should Have Granted That Interview To US Weekly,…

  • On the eve before the Texas/Ohio primaries that could end the Hillary Clinton candidacy, Camille Paglia decided to give an exclusive interview to...US Weekly. In which: she praises Barack Obama for his superior kung fu skills and rails against Hillary for hiring a team "so self-infatuated with their own clever…
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Naomi Campbell Asks Hugo Chavez, "Would You Go Topless Like Putin?"

The Naomi Campbell interview with Hugo Chavez for British GQ is out soon, and oh god, the suspense is killing us. Luckily we have details: Campbell explains she "didn't want to judge Chávez, or probe him for his political views, even though he gave them freely. I simply went to interview Hugo Chávez the man." So she… » 1/07/08 6:30pm 1/07/08 6:30pm