More Surgery for Chavez
Via the BBC: Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez faces new operation
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said that he will have to have further surgery after doctors found a lesion during medical tests in Cuba.
The 57-year-old had two operations in Havana last year to remove a cancerous tumour from his pelvis, and had said he was completely recovered.
He said the lesion was in the same area and was probably malignant.
Clearly Chavez’s health is a greater threat to his continued rule in Venezuela over the long term than is the opposition.