Venezuelan VP: President Chávez is undergoing physiotherapy
Vice-President Nicolás Maduro underscored that in a phone call received on Monday President Hugo Chávez told him that he "was walking and taking his first steps at therapy. He added that the Government has been passing on true information and that Chávez's health progress was slow
The vice-president outlined that in a phone call received from Chávez on Monday the leader told him that he "was walking and taking his first steps at therapy, which is part of regular recovery procedures, after having going through a complicated surgery as everybody knows."
Maduro noted that the Government has been informing about a situation whose progress is slow. In the meantime, "Our people have been given in every stage of such progress true information."
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
They are marching in step to the same tune. There is a coordinated effort to position the idea. The Twitter hashtag #YoSoyVictimaDeLaGuarimba (I'm a victim of "guarimbas", or protest barricades) can be read on all pro-government Twitter accounts, including those of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), the National Assembly's Press Office, the state-run food distribution network PDVAL, state airline Conviasa, the Venezuelan embassies in foreign countries, radio stations and the huge media network responsive to the Government's interests and messages.