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
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."