Chavez’s Condition ‘Very Encouraging’January 24, 2013 | Print |
HAVANA TIMES — Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro and the vice president of the Council of Ministers, Rafael Ramirez, arrived in Cuba on Wednesday, reported the Prensa Latina.
The officials were welcomed at the Jose Marti International Airport in this capital by Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elias Jaua, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez and Venezuelan Attorney General Cilia Flores.
According to Cubaencuentro, several signs indicate real recovery and the possible return of Chavez. These include a report by the Venezuelan Minister of Science and Technology describing his condition as “very encouraging”; a statement by Chavez’s younger brother, Argenis, which ensured that the president would return “in the coming days”; and comments by Bolivian President Evo Morales on Tuesday, when he said, “Hugo Chavez is now in physical therapy so that he can return to his country.”