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Now breaking news involving one of the fiercest critics of the United States on the international stage.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez reportedly taking a turn for the worse after his cancer surgery in Cuba.
His condition said to be delicate right now Steve Harrigan is live from Miami with details Steve.
John three weeks ago Hugo Chavez underwent his fourth operation in Cuba.
For an undisclosed form of cancer right now according to Venezuelan officials he has a respiratory infection.
So it's not clear how rapid his recovery will be what is clear though is that he's made no public statements or appearances in the past three weeks and things are serious enough.
Where his own vice president Nicholas Madera had to travel from Venezuela.
To Cuba after meeting with -- -- -- said that the leader's health was in a quote delicate situation.
Amateur is that handpicked successor to Chavez -- an -- things could happen if Chavez is not well enough to attend his own on inauguration.
On January 10 if he dies before that inauguration.
As well we'll have to call all new presidential elections within three months.
And keep in mind was just back in October when Chavis was reelected for yet another term he told Venezuelan voters that he was in fact cancer free John.
Interesting development there I wonder if if he knew something that he didn't wanna share with the nation is there any indication.
He certainly -- to run of vigorous campaign despite a year and a half of cancer and operations they really did everything they could to get him out there.
But the fact that you have the president and the vice president both in Cuba now on the Chavis has gone -- scene.
For the past three weeks is really raising the speculation that this could be extremely serious at this point -- interesting Steve Harrigan there in Miami for us thanks to.
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