Friday, March 1, 2013

Hugo Chavez Has Still Not Been Seen Since His Return To Venezuela 10 Days Ago

Hugo Chavez Is Fighting For His Life In A Military Hospital Ten Days After Returning From Cancer Treatment In Cuba -- Daily Mail

* The president has been undergoing treatment since June 2011
* Vice president: He 'is battling there for his health, for his life'
* 58-year-old is suffering from a respiratory infection

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez is fighting for his life in a military hospital, according to his vice president.

He only returned home ten days ago following two months of treatment for cancer in Cuba.

Last week the government said that the 58-year-old was still suffering from a respiratory infection and that the outlook was not favorable.

Nicolas Maduro, Chavez's self-appointed successor, said on television that his boss 'is battling there for his health, for his life, and we're accompanying him.'

The vice president had characterised Chavez's condition similarly on December 20, saying the president 'is fighting a great battle ... for his life, for his health.'

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More News On Hugo Chavez

Opposition leader says Venezuela government lying about Chavez’s health -- Washington Post/AP
Venezuela rejects 'absurd' rumors over Chavez death -- Reuters
Venezuela slams media 'lies' about Chavez -- Global Post/AFP
Hugo Chavez fighting for his life, Venezuela's vice president says again -- CBS/AP
Hugo Chavez 'battling for his life', says VP Maduro -- BBC
Venezuelans back Hugo Chávez to win 'battle for life'
-- The Guardian
As Chavez battles to stay alive, poll shows nearly 3 in 5 Venezuelans believe he will recover -- Washington Post/AP
Why we know so little about Hugo Chavez’s health -- Caitlin Dewey, Washington Post

1 comment:

oldfatslow said...

I guess both Cuba and Venezuela
preferred for Chavez to kick off at