Thursday, December 6th 2012 - 07:45 UTC

Brazil says President Chavez attendance to Mercosur summit is “uncertain”

The presence of President Hugo Chavez at Friday’s Mercosur summit is “uncertain” reported the official Brazilian news agency on Wednesday adding that the organizers are waiting for a confirmation of his trip to Brasilia.

Mercosur summit attention is now focused on concerns about the Venezuelan president health condition

“We are waiting for the confirmation” said Antonio Ferreira Simoes head of the Latam desk at the Brazilian Foreign ministry when asked about President Chavez’s attendance. Chavez since November 27 is in Cuba for a special post-cancer treatment and physiotherapy, according to Caracas.

Both Chavez trip to Cuba as well as the special treatment he is undergoing was announced a few hours before he left Caracas and six months after the conclusion of the radiotherapy to which he was exposed to combat a cancer in the pelvis area for which he also underwent three surgeries since June 2011.

Ferreira Simoes added that Chavez ‘always’ announces his attendance to summits at last moment and revealed the president had confirmed the trip to the Brazilian Foreign ministry. However this “was at least twenty days ago” before his unexpected return to Havana which even surprised his closest aides.

The Venezuelan embassy in Brasilia was also mute about Chavez presence and the Brazilian news agency quoting Brazilian Executive sources then released that “Chavez attendance is uncertain”.

Mercosur diplomatic sources said that attention now has moved from the summit to concerns about the real health condition of the Venezuelan president.

“This is the first summit Chavez will be sitting at the big table as a full member of Mercosur, and that is why it is so important that he comes”, indicated the sources. However given the lack of official confirmation and hard news, be it not for speculations, the mystery will be solved Thursday night or early Friday morning, a few minutes before breakfast hosted by President Dilma Rousseff.

According to the Brazilian foreign ministry Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez and Uruguay’s Jose Mujica will be arriving Thursday night to avoid an early trip and to be on time for breakfast with Dilma. The two leaders are staying at the same hotel booked by Venezuela for President Chavez and his delegation.

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1 ChrisR (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:30 am Report abuse
He is presently being measured for his 'wooden overcoat'.

Regrettably it won't be fireproof and el diablo is waiting at last.
2 Captain Poppy (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:32 pm Report abuse
Hades is getting the welcoming committee prepared, I hear they have a very specail section for chubby chavo
3 Conqueror (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 02:54 pm Report abuse
Another nail in the coffin?
4 Sergio Vega (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 03:00 pm Report abuse
At the moment, Venezuela has asked for a reservation for one coffin at the Brasilia´s main cementery, with king size grave and special room service....
5 ElaineB (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 03:05 pm Report abuse
CFKC's back is better then? What will it be next?
6 Captain Poppy (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 03:32 pm Report abuse
They should stuff and mount him and put him in the airport like that polar bear in Alaska
7 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 03:56 pm Report abuse
Given this is about Chaves, we all know how friendly she is with him, I can not help wondering how she got her bad back?
Do not know if you ever got them on kids TV in the states, but when my girls were growing up. they loved the Tele Tubies, if you fancy a laugh, Google them.
8 ElaineB (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 04:37 pm Report abuse
He has been impotent since probably before his first operation - you only have to research the type of cancer he has and it explains why he was so secretive about it. It really is nothing to be ashamed of and a side-effect of his illness but you know how macho he is.

CFKC fakes her illnesses. She got elected on the widow-card and seems to resort to anything to get her sympathy whenever she is on the back foot.
9 Captain Poppy (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 06:05 pm Report abuse
#7 oh yeah, I recall them. There was a big hub bub by the religious freaks that one was gay or Too much time on there hands.
I think we need a good dirge for chubby
10 ChrisR (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 07:12 pm Report abuse
@9 Captain Poppy

Brilliant idea. My selections are (in order)

Don´t Let Me Be Misunderstood. The Animals

Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina. Elaine Paige Live (Madonna cannot sing)

Great Balls On Fire. ;o) Jerry Lee Lewis

I’ll Be Back! The Beatles

Apocalypse Now - Helicopter Attack

THE END The Doors

Stairway To Heaven Led Zeppelin

11 Captain Poppy (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 08:29 pm Report abuse
Stairway to heaven is a End sounds.....prefecto! We can dedicate a website to this bastards demise.
12 ElaineB (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 09:10 pm Report abuse
Speaking of health issues, one of my contacts in BsAs said today that the general opinion at the moment is that CFKC is even more highly medicated as she 'rambles nonsense, sounding like a child' in her recent public speeches.
13 Shed-time (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 10:58 pm Report abuse
@12 I would agree, if it wasn't the same for all of her government and undiplomatic staff.

I'm guessing argentinians are genetically weak and have some kind of genetically encoded mental social appropriateness retardation, that essentially makes them speak nonsense and steal things uncontrollably. Why timmerman is involved in this festival of hitlerism is anyone's guess, but I guess because he's got the same behavioural traits and birds of a feather spoil the broth.
14 Captain Poppy (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 12:58 am Report abuse
She probably got an extra does after today's day from hell. Between the chemical fire the evacuated the large area and the floods. Electricity is down in areas, transit is out. The subte workers did not have to strike afterall, nature took care of that.....but they settled anyway.
Any bets chubby chavo does not make his inauguration?
15 reality check (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 10:37 am Report abuse
Given his alleged illness, my personal favourite would be:

Great Balls of Fire. by Gerry Lee Lewis.
16 Captain Poppy (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 01:35 pm Report abuse
ANyone know the blues great John Lee Hooker? I nominate “Burning Hell”

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