The vice president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, announced today that President Hugo Chavez, who remains in Cuba for more than two months after surgery for cancer, and passed the postoperative stage and now faces another round of treatments.
"You know that we now extremely complex in December, in January after the cycle was completed postoperatively, and today is undergoing major complementary therapies, highly complex and tough," said Maduro.
The vice president made the remarks to Venezolana de Television during the inauguration of a pharmaceutical unit works attached to a Producer and Distributor Venezuelan Food (Pdval) in Barquisimeto, Lara state, west central region of the country.
"He (Chavez) is assimilating the spirit of battle, but are complex treatments that should eventually close the treatment course of their disease," Maduro said after referring to the health of Chavez, whom he met in Cuba.
Chavez traveled the morning of December 10 to Cuba, where he underwent surgery the next day for the fourth time since in June 2011 he was diagnosed with cancer.
Maduro announced that travel to Cuba to visit Chavez continue by the executive cabinet members, saying recently did the Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Rafael Ramirez, Foreign Minister Elias Jaua, the comptroller general, Cilia Flores, and President of the National Assembly Diosdado Cabello.
"These trips allow first family attend the president commander, a fundamental thing, their daughters, their sisters. Share with them and convey permanent solidarity and strength of all the people of Venezuela," said Maduro.
He added that nurses attending Chavez 24 hours a day and are very aware of their treatments.