Chavez To Return To Cuba For Treatment
CARACAS, Venezuela, Aug. 6 (UPI) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is returning to Cuba, where he had a tumor removed in June, for further treatment of his cancer.
Chavez returned to Cuba last month for chemotherapy, and he has said his treatment is going well, although details about his disease haven’t been disclosed, the BBC reported Saturday.
The Venezuelan Parliament was scheduled to hold a special session Saturday to authorize his return to Cuba for treatment.
It was uncertain if Chavez, who is 57, would be well enough to stand for re-election next year as planned, the BBC said.
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