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Venezuela slams U.S. over 'repressive regimes' remarks

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro demanded the United States apologize on Thursday after the Obama administration's nominee for envoy to the United Nations said there was a crackdown on civil society in the South American country.Full story

Venezuela names admiral to be first female defense minister

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela named a female admiral who had been a close aide to Hugo Chavez as its first woman defense minister on Friday in a ceremony at the military museum that houses the late socialist leader's remains. Full story

Venezuela to ease foreign exchange regime: source

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela will make its foreign currency system more flexible by reviving a stalled dollar auction scheme in July and after that allowing a revival of a free-floating secondary currency mechanism, a source in the government's economic team said on Sunday. Full story

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After passionate campaigning, Venezuelans went to the polls to choose who will replace the late Hugo Chavez. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.

  Peace yet eludes Chavez in repose

Chris Hayes updates the story of plans to preserve the dead body of former Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez with the news that the body may be too far-gone to display.

  The Chavez Conspiracy?

The Venezuelan government has announced it will conduct a formal inquiry into whether deceased president Hugo Chavez was "inoculated" with cancer. Risa Grais-Targow, Eurasia Group Latin America Analyst, provides perspective on how this might impact oil

  What can we learn from Latin America’s shift to the left?

After the Venezuelan leader’s countless controversial statements, Chris Hayes and his panel focus on how Hugo Chavez’s role as an outsider on the world stage shaped his country’s diplomatic relations.

  What we can learn about how Chavez came to power

Chris Hayes and his panel look at the history behind how Hugo Chavez came to power and why he was known as a political outsider.

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