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Chavez Discusses Cancer, Rallies Supporters in Venezuela

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has appeared at a rally in Caracas, telling supporters that his battle against cancer is one of the biggest fights of his life. President Chavez wore his army uniform and red beret to the event, where he discussed his struggle with the disease. He raised the nation’s flag over Plaza Bolivar, […]

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Venezuelan President Expects Chemotherapy or Radiation

Posted July 13th, 2011 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he may have chemotherapy or radiation treatment following his recent surgery for cancer. Mr. Chavez announced Wednesday that he is starting the second stage of treatment for cancer, although he did not elaborate on what kind of cancer he has. He said chemotherapy or radiation treatment would be the third […]

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Venezuelan President Expects Chemotherapy or Radiation

Posted July 13th, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he may have chemotherapy or radiation treatment following his recent surgery for cancer. Mr. Chavez announced Wednesday that he is starting the second stage of treatment for cancer, although he did not elaborate on what kind of cancer he has. He said chemotherapy or radiation treatment would be the third […]

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Chavez Visits Troops After Surgery

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 4:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has appeared at a military base in an apparent show of strength after his recent surgery in Cuba to remove a cancerous tumor. The president did not stay long at the base Thursday, saying he did not have much time. But he strolled among cadets and soldiers and told them he […]

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Chavez Marks Venezuelan Independence

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has marked the nation’s independence by addressing troops in a televised address, one day after returning from Cuba, where he had a cancerous tumor removed. Mr. Chavez delivered his comments Tuesday from the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas during a military parade on the bicentennial of Venezuela’s independence from Spain. As […]

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Chavez Addresses Supporters in Venezuela

Posted July 4th, 2011 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has addressed thousands of cheering supporters from the balcony of his presidential palace in Caracas, hours after returning home from Cuba, where he underwent cancer surgery. President Chavez discussed his health during the 30-minute speech Monday evening, telling the crowd he will win this “battle for life.” The president, who was […]

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Chavez Returns to Venezuela After Cancer Surgery

Posted July 4th, 2011 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has returned home after cancer surgery in Cuba. Mr. Chavez returned to Venezuela in the early-morning hours on Monday, one day before the country celebrates the 200th anniversary of its independence from Spain. Mr. Chavez announced in a televised speech Thursday that he underwent surgery in Cuba to remove a tumor […]

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Video of Ailing Chavez

Posted July 3rd, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A Cuban government website has posted video of ailing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is in Havana recovering from cancer surgery. A four-minute video on the website cubadebate.cu shows Mr. Chavez walking in an outdoor location and conversing with several people including his daughters Rosa and Maria Gabriela. The 56-year-old Chavez looks thinner and less […]

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New Photos of Ailing Chavez

Posted July 3rd, 2011 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A Cuban government website has posted photos of ailing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is in Havana recovering from cancer surgery. The four photos on the website cubadebate.cu show Mr. Chavez walking with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Nicholas Maduro and his daughters Rosa and Maria Gabriela. The 56-year-old Chavez is walking unaided in the pictures but […]

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Venezuelan Military Chief: Chavez Still in Charge of Country

Posted July 3rd, 2011 at 12:15 am (UTC-5)
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Venezuela’s military chief says President Hugo Chavez is still in charge of the country following two operations in Cuba, including the removal of a cancerous tumor. On Saturday,Mr.Chavez’s Foreign Minister said the cancer surgery was performed in the same area of an initial operation three weeks ago to remove a pelvic abscess. Nicolas Maduro said […]

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