Government & Politics

Caribbean Youth Ambassadors Working Together to Promote and Protect Social Security

Caribbean Youth Ambassadors from The Bahamas, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, Working Together through the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, the United States and the Nations of the Caribbean, Combating the Drug Trade and other Crimes that Threaten Regional Security.

Trinidadian born Florida Lieutenant Governor quits amid Internet gambling scam

Florida Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Trinidadian-born American politician Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll has resigned amid fallout from an investigation into internet cafes that are fronts for gambling.

Carroll who is the 18th and current Lieutenant Governor of the U.S. state of Florida. The first African American and the first woman elected to the position, she assumed the office on January 4, 2011

The life of President Hugo Chavez

President Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias

Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias was born on July 29, 1954, the second of six children; Adam, Argenis, Hannibal, Adelis and Narcissus. His parents Elena Frias, a rural teacher, and Hugo de los Reyes Chavez, also a teacher and former governor of Barinas, decided to give Hugo and his brother Adam to his grandmother Rosa Inés, who raised them from childhood through adolescence in natal Sabaneta, Barinas State.

Funeral procession with the remains of President Chavez travels down Avenue Lecuna in Caracas

Venezuelan citizens on the procession route

Caracas, Venuezuela - At 10:42 am today the funeral of President Hugo Chavez moved from the Dr. Carlos Arvelo Military Hospital in Caracas where the attendees sang the National Anthem, some hymns and also celebrated a Mass. Holy water sprinkled on the coffin that was covered with the national flag.

Statement From Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on the Death of Hugo Chavez

Rosalynn and I extend our condolences to the family of Hugo Chávez Frías. We met Hugo Chávez when he was campaigning for president in 1998 and The Carter Center was invited to observe elections for the first time in Venezuela. We returned often, for the 2000 elections, and then to facilitate dialogue during the political conflict of 2002-2004.

The world mourns death of President Chavez

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez

The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon today sent his "heartfelt condolences" to the people and government of Venezuela after learning of the death of President Hugo Chavez.The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon today sent his "heartfelt condolences" to the people and government of Venezuela after learning of the death of President Hugo Chavez.

Former Brazilian President Lula, solidarity with Venezuela "in this sad day"

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

The Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva expressed his "deep sadness" over the death of Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez, and "in this sad day" expressed "solidarity" with Venezuela.

"It was with great sadness that I received the news of the death of President Hugo Chavez," Lula said through a statement released by his eight-line press office.

Government declares seven days of mourning and suspended classes

Venezuela's Foreign Minister Elias Jaua

Venezuela's Foreign Minister, Elias Jaua, reported that declared seven days of national mourning and the suspension of school activities at all levels Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at public and private institutions following the death of President Hugo Chavez.

Venezuela's Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz calls for calm after the death of President Hugo Chavez

Venezuela's Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz

Venezuela's Attorney General, Luisa Ortega Díaz, called for calm and assured that the Attorney General will address the circumstances that may arise after the death of President Chavez. "The call is to be quiet.

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is dead.

President Hugo Chavez

CARACAS, Venezuela - President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin America, died Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.

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