No Game Changer Without You!


$140,561 raised so farEND DATE: January 1   
  • Latest News
  • Pitch a Story
  • Work with a Journalist
  • Join the Blog Squad
  • Afghanistan
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Baltimore
  • Canada
  • Egypt
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • Middle East
  • Russia
  • Economy
  • Environment
  • Health Care
  • Military
  • Occupy
  • Organize This
  • Reality Asserts Itself
  • US Politics
  • Venezuela Announces the Death of Hugo Chavez


    Venezuela's Vice President Maduro tells the nation he is resolved to carry on the work of Chavez -   October 3, 14
    Members don't see ads. If you are a member, and you're seeing this appeal, click here


    Audio

    Share to Facebook Share to Twitter



    The in-depth interviews with knowledgeable people are a gold mine to those of us with questing minds who are determined to pursue the facts, wherever they may lead. - Jennifer Humiston
    Log in and tell us why you support TRNN

    Transcript

    Venezuela Announces the Death of Hugo ChavezOSCAR LEÓN, PRODUCER, TRNN: President Hugo Chávez died on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in Caracas, Venezuela. The news sent political shock waves all across America and the world.

    Vice President Nicolás Maduro spoke to the people.

    NICOLÁS MADURO, VENEZUELAN VICE PRESIDENT (SUBTITLED TRANSL.): We came here to the Military Hospital in Caracas to follow up on the health of our president, commander. And the moment we were paying company to his daughter, brothers, and family, we then got the hardest and most tragic information we can transmit to our people. Hugo Chávez Frias died today, March 5, at 4:25pm .

    The Venezuelan Defense Department secretary, Diego Molero Bellavia, also spoke and announced the special measures for the transitional period ahead.

    DIEGO MOLERO BELLAVIA, VENEZUELAN MINISTER OF DEFENSE (SUBTITLED TRANSL.): Here with me are a few members of the Armed Forces who are now being deployed to guarantee the safety and sovereignty of all Venezuelan Citizens. We are united on the purpose of having our constitutional precepts defended and to observe the will of our leader Hugo Chávez Frias.

    LEÓN: Chávez died at 16:25 local time, only two hours before Nicolás Maduro declared that the historical enemy, as he called it, inoculated the disease that ultimately killed former President Hugo Chávez.

    MADURO: We have absolutely no doubt, and the right moment in history will come, when a scientific commission can investigate (and prove) that this disease was used to attack Commander Chávez. He publicly said as much, and we have no doubt that was the case. (We think) that the "historical enemies of our homeland" found the way to harm the health of our commander.

    LEÓN: Millions of peoples are mourning Hugo Chávez's death in Caracas and even lower Latin America.

    For The Real News, this is Oscar León.

    End

    DISCLAIMER: Please note that transcripts for The Real News Network are typed from a recording of the program. TRNN cannot guarantee their complete accuracy.


    Comments

    Our automatic spam filter blocks comments with multiple links and multiple users using the same IP address. Please make thoughtful comments with minimal links using only one user name. If you think your comment has been mistakenly removed please email us at contact@therealnews.com

    Comments


    Latest Stories


    CIA Gets Away with Torture Under the Rubric of the War on Terror
    Video: The Revolution Is Being Televised Pt. 1
    Who Should Pay for the Costs of Climate Change?
    Should the Teachers Union Play a Bigger Role in the Fight for Racial Justice?
    Thwarted Michigan Bill Aimed At Stopping Community Agreements With Developers Will Return
    Die-In for Police Accountability Staged at Baltimore-Area Mall
    Are You Watching But Not Donating?
    DOJ Misses Another Opportunity to Go After Banks
    Why Did The CIA Really Use Extreme Torture?
    Will the New Federal Racial Profiling Guidelines have Any Impact? (3/3)
    42 Billion in Tax Breaks Favoring Corporations Extended
    Identity and Collective Denial - Lia Tarachansky on Reality Asserts Itself (3/3)
    Case Filed in European Court Against Bush-Era Torture
    Fracking Opponents Celebrate Key Victories in New Brunswick, Quebec and New York
    iMixWhatILike | From South Africa to the United States: The Continuity of Black Consciousness Movements
    The Revolution Is Being Televised Pt. 2
    The Three Remaining 'Cuban 5' Go Home
    The US and Cuba Restore Diplomatic Relations With A Spy Swap
    Obama Admin Still Seeking Testimony From Journalist James Risen
    Identity and Collective Denial - Lia Tarachansky on Reality Asserts Itself (2/3)
    Will South America Bring Life to the Bank of the South?
    Identity and Collective Denial - Lia Tarachansky on Reality Asserts Itself (1/3)
    Hundreds of Thousands of Wrongfully Purged Votes Could Have Cost Dems Midterm Elections
    Budget Bill's Little-Known Provisions Affecting Marijuana Users
    Millions March Oakland: A Look Beyond the Violence
    Contextualizing Baltimore's Recent Police Shooting
    The Lima Accord: A Great Success or More Climate Catastrophe?
    Data Collection Law on Excessive Force Shown Ineffective in the Past
    Will the New Federal Racial Profiling Guidelines Have Any Impact? (2/3)
    Chris Hedges Answers Questions from Viewers - Chris Hedges on Reality Asserts Itself pt7

    RealNewsNetwork.com, Real News Network, Real News, Real News For Real People, IWT are trademarks and service marks of IWT.TV inc. "The Real News" is the flagship show of IWT and Real News Network.

    All original content on this site is copyright of The Real News Network.  Click here for more

    Problems with this site? Please let us know

    Linux VPS Hosting by Star Dot Hosting