Communication Minister: Chávez is in "progressive, favorable" recovery
Ernesto Villegas disclosed that Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez developed bleeding during the surgery
Minister of Communication and Information Ernesto Villegas conceded that the president’s surgery was complex (TV Screen Capture)
GABRIELA TURZI VEGAS | EL UNIVERSAL
Thursday December 13, 2012 01:53 PM
Venezuelan Minister of Communication and Information Ernesto Villegas read out in obligatory simultaneous broadcast a press release from the national government with regard to President Hugo Chávez's health condition. The Venezuelan leader underwent an operation in Cuba to counter his cancer.
President Chávez is in "progressive, favorable recovery." However, "a prudential time due to the complex surgery" will be needed, Villegas spelled out.
The minister added that during the surgery, the Head of State suffered from bleeding, which was timely controlled with corrective measures.
The president, he broke down, should follow specific treatments "for his health full recovery."
In the latest attempt to plug the leaks to smuggling, Venezuela began nightly closures between 10 pm and 6 am of its official border crossings along the Colombian border.
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