Last remaining seats to the Jpost 2017 Annual Conference! Get your special offer now

Venezuela's Chavez names Maduro as vice-president

ByREUTERS
October 11, 2012 00:27

CARACAS - Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez named Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro as his new vice-president in the first change of his cabinet after Sunday's re-election.

Maduro replaces Elias Jaua, who will run for the state governorship of Miranda against opposition leader and defeated presidential candidate Henrique Capriles in December gubernatorial elections.

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
April 25, 2017
Air strikes kill at least 14, damage hospital in Syria's Idlib

By REUTERS

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 13 - 27
    Beer Sheva
    15 - 23
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 15 - 23
    Jerusalem
    13 - 23
    Haifa
  • 19 - 29
    Elat
    20 - 30
    Tiberias