Hugo Chávez

  1. Alejandro Sanz Appeals To Hugo Chavez

    September 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Spanish singing star Alejandro Sanz wants to declare peace with Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez and play in Caracas. The Miami-based artist saw his November 2007 concert in the Venezuelan capital canceled for "security reasons," after S ...

  2. Venezuela, Brazil, Indonesia Rank Highest On Twitter

    August 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Venezuela, Brazil and Indonesia are the three countries with the highest Twitter penetration, according to a comScore report released earlier this month. The report on twitter growth worldwide found that nearly 93 million Internet users visited Tw ...

  3. Venezuelan Government Cracks Down On Radio Stations

    August 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The government of President Hugo Chavez revoked the licenses of 32 radio stations and two television stations over the weekend, as part of a plan to tighten control over local media. The plan has caused concern over the ability of the music indust ...

  4. King's 'Shut Up' Comment Makes Him Online, Ringtone Sensation

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST When king Juan Carlos of Spain angrily told Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez to "just shut up" (porqué no te callas), he could have hardly anticipated becoming a YouTube phenomenon. But the Nov. 12 incident during a summit of leaders of ...