Chavez Death Conspiracy Theories Fueled by Venezuelan Government

CIA involvement a favorite


Hugo Chávez once said, "If they kill me, the name of the person responsible is George Bush."

Bush is long gone from office, of course. But now that the larger-than-life leftist is dead, some in Venezuela believe that the U.S. really is to blame. On Tuesday, Chávez's handpicked successor, Nicolas Maduro, said the president had been "attacked" by the country's "historical enemies" and called for a scientific investigation.