CNN Chile is apparently now reporting that Hugo Chavez has died
|by Anonymous||reply 75||03/05/2013|
Nothing on BBC World News Channel yet.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||02/27/2013|
Good. He's dead.
|by Anonymous||reply 2||02/27/2013|
What about Generalissimo Francisco Franco?
|by Anonymous||reply 3||02/27/2013|
Still dead, according to Radio Madrid, R3.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||02/27/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 5||02/27/2013|
Bye Bye Burdie
|by Anonymous||reply 6||02/27/2013|
The article says he's been brain dead since Dec. 30 and his daughters had his life support disconnected four days ago.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||02/27/2013|
Is this a good thing? Who is his successor?
|by Anonymous||reply 8||02/27/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 10||02/27/2013|
I think he'd picked out a successor and he did win the election just a few months ago so I doubt there's going to be any significant regime change since a slim majority of people voted him in.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||02/27/2013|
It's me, fuckers. Now you know... and they'll let me wear the red shoes!
|by Anonymous||reply 12||02/27/2013|
[quote]The article says he's been brain dead since Dec. 30
I read that here on DL in early January.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||02/27/2013|
R14's breasts are so waxy with rage.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||02/27/2013|
r14, it must be terrible to be so ignorant.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||02/27/2013|
waxy and crimson with rage.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||02/27/2013|
This is a picture that is circulating, purporting to be Chavez dead. We cannot independently verify it,
|by Anonymous||reply 18||02/27/2013|
There are persistent rumors that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is dead, with former Cuban leader Fidel Castro adding to the speculation with a letter speaking of Chavez’ “absence.”
For weeks, Chavez has not been heard from, following a series of cancer treatments in Cuba. Earlier reports from Havana said he was fighting a respiratory infection that had developed after his fourth cancer surgery.
Ads by GoogleSilversea Luxury Cruises Travel in Luxury. Silver Spirit® Voted Best Ships 2012 by Frommer's. www.Silversea.com/Official-Site2013 Best Skin Tighteners An Unbiased Review List of The Top Performing Skin Tighteners In 2013 www.SkinCareSearch.com/FaceLiftingChavez’ respiratory problem – referred to officially as “respiratory deficiency” – reportedly was due to a severe lung infection.
Chavez was first diagnosed with cancer in June 2011.
Castro sent an open letter to Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro that was published in the Cuban Communist Party’s Central Committee newspaper, Granma, reminiscing about when he first met Chavez in 1994.
The key words in the 350-word article were Castro’s observation that “however painful (Chavez’s) absence, all of you will be capable of continuing his work.”
Chavez may have died two weeks ago, when further public information about him stopped, according to Venezuelan opposition and intelligence sources.
However, the sources concede they have no confirmation. Chavez, who had won re-election, was due to be sworn in for another presidential term in mid-January. His absence created a mini-constitutional crisis
Opposition leaders have argued that since Chavez wasn’t sworn in for his new term, the Venezuelan Supreme Court should determine who is president.
The Spanish daily ABC had cited unnamed sources who say Chavez had been put into an induced coma and placed on life support.
Dr. Michael Pishvaian of the Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center in Washington, D.C., said respiratory infections could require antibiotics and supplemental oxygen.
“It could be a very ominous sign,” Pishvaian said, indicating that Chavez may have been on life support.
Other sources indicate that once put on life support following the type of cancer surgery Chavez had, along with respiratory complications, the chance of survival is slim.
Recent comments by members of Chavez’s family said he was stable, although Maduro insisted the Venezuelan president had “enormous strength.”
However, a doctor who is in contact with Chavez’s medical team said several weeks ago the Venezuelan president wasn’t responding to antibiotics, had a constant fever and hadn’t eaten solid food for weeks.
The doctor, Jose Rafael Marquina of Florida, said Chavez then was on life support and that the medical team was “only prolonging unnecessary suffering.” Marquina is an opponent of Chavez.
Chavez hasn’t been seen in public since his last surgery in Havana Dec. 11.
Until now, the government has been silent on the latest rumors of Chavez’s death, even though he had designated Maduro to succeed him.
Cuban officials also may be withholding information because of concern they would lose the significant influence they’ve acquired in Venezuela through Castro’s close relationship with Chavez.
Since there is no record that Chavez was sworn in for his new presidential term, the Venezuelan constitution requires the government to call for new elections.
Opposition leaders are demanding that the government provide more information about the condition of Chavez and want new elections.
U.S. officials say they are watching developments closely but would have no comment on reports the 58-year-old Venezuelan president had died.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||02/27/2013|
well.. this has been happening every month or so. The difference this time is that none of my Venezuelan friends are freaking out on Facebook right now
|by Anonymous||reply 21||02/27/2013|
Is his skin loose? Is Fidel Castro's? Is this an uncircumcised thing?
|by Anonymous||reply 22||02/27/2013|
So what did we decide? Did they prop him up at a table a la Evita?
|by Anonymous||reply 23||02/28/2013|
He was dead a long time ago. The Spanish prepare you for death...
Like CNN Peru reported...
Hugo is on the roof and we can't get him down...
|by Anonymous||reply 24||03/01/2013|
Now he won't return to The Good Wife.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||03/01/2013|
Best r1 ever.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||03/01/2013|
It's shaped like a penis and is by Pair-of-gays and U-R-Gay.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||03/01/2013|
I think he'd picked out a successor and he did win the election just a few months ago so I doubt there's going to be any significant regime change since a slim majority of people voted him in.t
R11, my dad lived in Spain under dictatorship of Franco until he was 17 years old. These ruthless criminals don't have elections. You vote for them else. Or your vote doesn't matter because these dictators get into power through corruption and force.
If he is dead that sounds like fantastic news, but unfortunately some other ruthless dictator will slither in to take over. t
|by Anonymous||reply 28||03/01/2013|
Fuck of r28. Chavez is not the enemy.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||03/01/2013|
R29, I'm not interested in having sex with you! I told you to stop stalking me.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||03/01/2013|
Chavez was okay, he hated Bush W, too.
|by Anonymous||reply 31||03/01/2013|
Chavez is a hero to many. He's not my enemy despite what our media tries to propagandize.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||03/01/2013|
Are you serious, OP?
|by Anonymous||reply 33||03/01/2013|
Not dead yet.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||03/01/2013|
That supposed death photo doesn't look like someone who's died of cancer. You end up becoming far more emaciated and looking like shit. But, he is probably on the way to dying of cancer.
Guess we can add him to the list of celebrities who died from smoking.
|by Anonymous||reply 35||03/01/2013|
What kind of cancer is he ill with, r35?
|by Anonymous||reply 36||03/01/2013|
We've not been told, r36, but it's supposedly in his "pelvic area".
|by Anonymous||reply 37||03/01/2013|
That means AIDS
|by Anonymous||reply 38||03/01/2013|
So why is some idiot poster above saying we need to add him to the dead smokers list?
|by Anonymous||reply 39||03/01/2013|
Why is some idiot above believing some other idiot above him that Chavez has AIDS?
|by Anonymous||reply 40||03/01/2013|
Most cites are saying he is not dead yet but may be very close to it.
|by Anonymous||reply 41||03/01/2013|
R35, people who die of cancer aren't necessarily emaciated. They now have appetite stimulating medication and better anti -nausea drugs than in the past. My obese aunt who died of ovarian cancer died obese. My dad who died of lung cancer never lost a lot of weight.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||03/01/2013|
Most cites. . . .
|by Anonymous||reply 43||03/01/2013|
Too bad it aint HW
|by Anonymous||reply 44||03/01/2013|
Think it bothers him that he will die a non-legend, unlike Castro his beloved hero?
|by Anonymous||reply 45||03/01/2013|
It's Chile Today Hot Tamale.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||03/01/2013|
Still not dead?
|by Anonymous||reply 47||03/02/2013|
r45, I have a lot of problems with Hugo Chavez, but he is not a non-legend.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||03/02/2013|
Why won't he JUST DIE?????
|by Anonymous||reply 49||03/02/2013|
As he's lying there in his hospital bed what songs are playing on his iPod?
The Party's Over - Judy Holiday
Death March of A Marionette - 101 Strings
Til The End of Time - Perry Como
|by Anonymous||reply 50||03/02/2013|
It is THE Aids, as in: The King had the Aids in the Ukraine.
|by Anonymous||reply 51||03/02/2013|
He probably died like, last year, but they won't officially pronounce him dead TIL they turn off the machines
|by Anonymous||reply 52||03/03/2013|
Weekend at Bernie's: The Chavez Chronicles
|by Anonymous||reply 53||03/03/2013|
I have heard supposedly Hugo Chavez was? or is? bisexual and he had an affair with Fidel Castro. I have heard before Fidel is bisexual so I wasn't surprised.
|by Anonymous||reply 54||03/03/2013|
I heard he was also butt boy to Leonid Brezhnev and Pol Pot.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||03/03/2013|
I heard that Fidel had a thing going with Che Guevara.
|by Anonymous||reply 56||03/03/2013|
Very sad news if it's true. He wasn't perfect, but he was good to the poor. That's tops in my book.
I wouldn't be surprised if his problems originated with our CIA.
|by Anonymous||reply 57||03/03/2013|
And in other news Franco is still dead.
|by Anonymous||reply 58||03/03/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 59||03/03/2013|
He's in ZsaZsaLand.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||03/03/2013|
Whenever I think of Chavez in relation to Castro, I remember Karl Marx's famous line about history repeating itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
|by Anonymous||reply 61||03/03/2013|
Today, he's dead, according to the Miami Herald.
His VP reports.
|by Anonymous||reply 62||03/05/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 63||03/05/2013|
Miami Herald reports...
|by Anonymous||reply 64||03/05/2013|
Didn't we like him at one point?
|by Anonymous||reply 65||03/05/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 66||03/05/2013|
See ya later
|by Anonymous||reply 67||03/05/2013|
So this time he is really and sincerely dead!
|by Anonymous||reply 68||03/05/2013|
I heard he had an affair with Desi Arnaz.
|by Anonymous||reply 69||03/05/2013|
He was the threesome with Leonardo DiCaprio and Lukas Haas.
|by Anonymous||reply 70||03/05/2013|
They can predict the future! Who's next, CNN Chile?
|by Anonymous||reply 71||03/05/2013|
You think we can send a drone to take out all the despots that will be at his funeral?
|by Anonymous||reply 72||03/05/2013|
Do we know what he thought of AnnE Hathaway winning the Oscar?
|by Anonymous||reply 73||03/05/2013|
R73 He voted for Sofia Vergara
|by Anonymous||reply 74||03/05/2013|
Have you heard about Hugo and Kim?
|by Anonymous||reply 75||03/05/2013|