Galloway: Chavez was a 'modern day Spartacus'

The Respect MP George Galloway has paid tribute to Hugo Chavez, calling him a "modern day Spartacus" and a "champion of the poor":


Farewell Comandante Hugo Chavez champion of the poor the oppressed everywhere. Modern day Spartacus. Rest in Peace.


Venezuela election date set

Venezuela will hold a presidential election on April 14 as acting President Nicolas Maduro, the successor to Hugo Chavez, tries to win his own term in office.