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Chavez to receive cancer treatment in Sao Paulo, say Brazilian government sources

Friday, July 15th 2011 - 06:31 UTC
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will travel to Brazil for cancer treatment, a Brazilian government source told reporters, following his return home after an operation in Cuba. Read full article


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  • GeoffWard2

    Let Dilma offer and give this as a gift, with no strings of reciprocality attached.
    Brasil has nothing against the man as a human being, and his/Venezuelan politics may be influenced by the outcome.
    I believe only good will come from this offer and treatment.

    Jul 15th, 2011 - 11:34 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • wangito

    Hopefully this will mark the political or otherwise end of this egomaniac that brought Iran's military into South America, that is financing and harboring terrorist groups, That is destabilizing the zone, and is driving the whole of South America into a dangerous and totaly unnecassery armrace.
    So help us God.

    Jul 15th, 2011 - 08:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Forgetit87

    I can understand an ideological antipathy to Chávez, as well as skepticism towards his management of political power. But his antipathizers lose credibility by making hysterical accusations such as that he brought “Iran's military into South America” (!) or that he's causing an arms race in the region. When it comes to the proportion of military spending as a function of total GDP, Chile and Colombia are the two top South American countries: Colombia spends a lot mainly because of internal problems; and Chile, because it is concerned about Peru (and to a lesser extent, Bolivia). Venezuela's military budget is below 2% of its total GDP.

    It is irresponsible accusations and denigration of other countries and leaders - accusations such as yours, wangito - that were used to justify the Iraq War.

    Jul 15th, 2011 - 09:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • wangito

    Hello forgetit...
    Hysterical accusations? You'v got to be kidden'me...Read this carefully!
    Do you also want a list of arms purchases made by Chaves in the last decade? and more impotantly, do you want to know where the bulk of it had ended?
    On this it was said... “Sancta Simplicitas”... (Naive ignorance.)

    Jul 16th, 2011 - 02:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • jerry

    Oh well - this story is now out of date. He is going back to Cuba.

    Jul 16th, 2011 - 03:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    hey wangito,

    When are you going to understand that newsmax is nothing more than a so called “conservative” glen becks on steroids? You are another example who buys into that left vs right game that is nonsense from the US media. There is no arms race and the Iran soldiers in south america is bogus. newsmax loves hysterical clowns like you.

    this is indeed now out of date. Chavez goes to Cuba. He feels home there.

    Jul 16th, 2011 - 04:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Forgetit86

    Newsmax is a hysterical US conservative group. Go ahead and see what other news outlets - specially the most reputable ones such as BBC, NYT, etc. - have picked this story. None have, I'd bet, since it is nothing more than some invention by fringe US ultra-nationalist conservatives. As for Venezuela's weapons acquisitions, let's put'em in context, let's compare them to Chilean, Colombian and Brazilian acquisitions. Will it then look equally significant? And please tell me, where are now Venezuela's newest toys? Is it possible that Venezuela generously lended its Sukhoi fighter jets to the FARCs? :)

    Jul 16th, 2011 - 04:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • wangito

    Hi all,
    Read carefully: the source of infromation is BERLIN – The Iranian government is moving forward with the construction of rocket launch bases in Venezuela, according to the German daily Die Welt.

    Jul 16th, 2011 - 11:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Sergio Vega

    Hughito is not a nun´s boy....he is a pervert guy who had leaded a totalitary-like ultra socialist gvt. that had interferred deeply on all Latam countries, specially Colombia with his big help to the FARC's terrorits with room, money and weapos, and over the elections process on the others.
    But, now the Venezuelan people, and the rest of the Latam inhabitants for extention, have the possibilty to be back on the good road for their, and our, convivence without the odiosity sprayed by this crazy redhat....and we hope it will be soon....before Venezuela become a crap !!!

    Jul 17th, 2011 - 12:28 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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