Communication Minister: Chávez is in "progressive, favorable" recovery
Ernesto Villegas disclosed that Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez developed bleeding during the surgery
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."
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Brazil on March 13 to demand the ouster of embattled President Dilma Rousseff, carrying banners expressing anger at bribery scandals and economic woes. A banner read "We don't want a new Venezuela in Brazil."