Prayers for Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in Caracas
Senior government officials pray for Chávez health recovery and return to Venezuela
Priest José Numa Molina adminstered the mass(TV screen capture)
Monday December 24, 2012 01:58 PM
Parishioners prayed on Monday for Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez's health and soon recovery in a special Christmas Mass celebrated in a renowned church of Caracas.
The Mass was attended by senior government officials, including the vice-president, members of the Executive Office, and Congress deputies, who informed that their main prayers focused on the Venezuelan leader's health recovery and comeback. The event was also attended by Chávez followers.
Oil and gas; gold and diamonds; coltan, coal, iron, bauxite, copper: the Venezuelan economy is extractive, as it relies on taking mineral substances from the earth for sale or trade.