Saturday, July 9, 2011

Chavez suffers from colon cancer

Hours after he left the rest to visit the academy where he began his military career, 'The Wall Street Journal says that the disease that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, is colon cancer. The publication cites two sources that have detailed knowledge of the health of the president. On July 1, Chavez acknowledged through a televised speech that had been operated twice to remove a "tumor abscess with presence of cancer cells." Thus, the Venezuelan leader clarified rumors that had generated his stay of several weeks in Havana, where he underwent emergency surgery.

Days later, after returning to Caracas, Hugo Chavez offered a half-hour speech from the balcony of the Miraflores Palace in which he said had "started to conquer the evil that was incubated in my body." After two operations, the Venezuelan president faces a very strict recovery treatment, according to their statements, which will force him to restrict his public appearances, although at all times emphasized that continue to lead its work in government.

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