Nicolas Maduro
  • Opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles speaks to supporters at a campaign rally in Maracay, Venezuela, Thursday, April 4, 2013.

    Opposition candidate promises to reduce foreign aid in order to bolster the homefront, and distance the country from human rights violators.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 06, 2013, 12:12 AM EDT
  • In this March 21, 2013 photo, released by Miraflores Presidential Press Office, Venezuela’s acting President Nicolas Maduro fist bumps a worker of the state-run oil company PDVSA during a visit to the Orinoco oil belt in Venezuela.

    Chavez transformed state industries into political arms of the government, which his hand-picked successor is taking advantage with a vote approaching.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 26, 2013, 3:51 PM EDT
  • Acting president says opposition planning to upset the nation's power grid and food supply ahead of April 14 presidential election.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 26, 2013, 3:50 PM EDT