Protests, food shortages and mismanagement undercut Chavez's chances in 2012.
The $9 billion verdict against Chevron in Ecuador represents a travesty of justice.
Production is too low and too little of it is commercially driven, resulting in a need for more cash.
The legal action against Chevron in Ecuador is a story of greed and deceit.
The political and economic effect of a sale of Citgo would be disastrous for Venezuela.
Chavez risks U.S. action by promising to send gasoline to Iran.
The spoiled food scandal is only the latest blow to Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA.
Repsol finds natural gas in the Gulf of Venezuela, Chavez puts up a show.
Between rising crime, food shortages and Hugo Chavez's constant speeches, Venezuelans find some solace in humor.
Food shortages, electricity outages, labor strikes and popular protests will increase in Venezuela this year.