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Chavez Health Drives Venezuela Toward Uncertain Futurei
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January 08, 2013 10:32 PM
Venezuelans could face an uncertain future if President Hugo Chavez, who is recovering from a fourth cancer surgery in Cuba, is not able to return to Caracas soon. VOA’s Brian Padden reports that speculation about the president’s health has already sparked a constitutional debate over government plans to postpone the inauguration and the opposition calls for a new election.

Chavez Health Drives Venezuela Toward Uncertain Future

Published January 08, 2013

Venezuelans could face an uncertain future if President Hugo Chavez, who is recovering from a fourth cancer surgery in Cuba, is not able to return to Caracas soon. VOA’s Brian Padden reports that speculation about the president’s health has already sparked a constitutional debate over government plans to postpone the inauguration and the opposition calls for a new election.


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