With Hugo Chavez in Cuba for Chemotherapy, Who's Running Venezuela?
Gupt, Girish, The Christian Science Monitor
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has for the first time agreed to delegate some power to Vice President Elias Jaua while he is treated in Cuba, but analysts warn of a looming power struggle.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez touched down last night at Havana's Jose Marti airport in another twist in the tale of his newly public battle with cancer.
The fiery socialist leader will today begin chemotherapy there for an unknown period of time, raising questions as to the future of his presidency especially as elections loom in 2012.
"We're going to give it everything we've got," Mr. Chavez said Saturday as he boarded his flight in Caracas. "It's not time to …
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Publication information: Article title: With Hugo Chavez in Cuba for Chemotherapy, Who's Running Venezuela?. Contributors: Gupt, Girish - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: July 17, 2011. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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