Fidel Castro

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez Dead At 58

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez is dead at the age of 58, Vice President Nicolas Maduro confirmed Tuesday. Already in delicate condition after undergoing cancer surgery in December, took a turn for the worse Monday when he began suffering from “a new, severe infection."

June 14, 1978 - Carter And Castro.

June 14, 1978. Jimmy Carter alleges Cuban involvement in Zaire uprising. Castro denies it. Negotiations with China put on fast track. Washington poses questions on Israel intentions on Gaza and West Bank, causes rift in Israeli government. UN in session over Lebanon question. Northern Lebanon uneasy over killing of former president Franjileh's son, daughter-in-law and grand-daughter by Phalangist gunmen. Japan concerned over oil spills as the result of recent earthquake. Jimmy Carter meets with Indian PM Desai. A roundup of 1978 mid-term election results.