Aníbal José Chávez Frías

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Anibal Jose Chavez Frias
Mayor of Sabaneta
Assumed office
October 31, 2004
Preceded by Noel Zamudia[1]
Personal details
Born 1956 (age 59–60)[2]
Sabaneta, Barinas, Venezuela
Political party Fifth Republic Movement(until 2007)
United Socialist Party of Venezuela(2007–)
Relations Adán Chávez (brother)
Hugo Chávez (brother, deceased)
Hugo de los Reyes Chávez and Elena Frías de Chávez (parents)
Religion Roman Catholic

Aníbal José Chávez Frías is the current mayor of Sabaneta, Barinas; the birthplace of his brother: President Hugo Chávez.[3][4][5]

Chávez was born in 1956 to Hugo de los Reyes Chávez and Elena Frías de Chávez, the youngest son (brothers Adán Chávez and Hugo Chávez).

Mayor of Sabaneta[edit]

Aníbal is the mayor of Sabaneta, a city in Venezuela's Barinas State. Sabaneta is the capital city of Alberto Arvelo Torrealba municipality in Barines. The city was founded by Juan de Alhama in 1787. The principal industry is sugar production.[6]


Aníbal is a member of the Chávez political family. His father is Hugo de los Reyes Chávez (a former state governor). Two of his brothers are also politicians. These are; Adán Chávez, Governor of Barinas, and the late President of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez.[7][8][9]