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Gustavo Dudamel Conducts Bolivar Orchestra at Chávez Funeral

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Gustavo Dudamel attended the funeral of President Hugo Chávez in Caracas on Friday, conducting the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra in the country's National Anthem.

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WNYC News

Low-Income Heating Oil Program for New Yorkers Continues After Death of Backer Hugo Chavez

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

A program that provides home heating oil for low-income New Yorkers is safe for now despite the death of one of its chief backers — former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

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WQXR Blog

After Hugo Chávez, What's Next for El Sistema?

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

The passing of Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez on Tuesday has not only left a leadership vacuum but brought a tinge of uncertainty to one of the country’s most admired cultural products.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

After Hugo Chavez

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

El Pais columnist Moisés Naím and Shannon O'Neil, senior fellow for Latin American studies at the Council on Foreign Relations talk about the death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and what comes next.

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WNYC News

Hugo Chavez Says He Needs Cancer Surgery Again

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is heading back to Cuba on Sunday for more surgery for cancer, announcing on television that the illness has returned after two previous operations, chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

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WNYC News

Venezuelans Flock To New York to Cast Their Vote

Sunday, October 07, 2012

A chilly rain didn't stop hundreds of Venezuelans from gathering to vote in their country's presidential election.

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