The president’s last public information were four photos that circulated over the weekend in the official newspaper Granma, the pictures show the Venezuelan president with brothers Fidel and Raul Castro in what appears to be a hospital room, besides that, Chavez has not published anything in his Twitter account since June 4th.
“The president is recovering nicely. We must wait for medical assessment, but in a few days, 10 days or 12 days, the President should be over here,” said Adan Chavez, a brother of the leader, to a state television in Venezuela.
Yesterday, the Venezuelan Embassy in Ecuador, through a statement, said that “there is no suspicious silence on the part of President Chavez, it is only the normal care and rest every human being needs after undergoing an medical procedure.” “Nor is there any secret or uncertainty, the reason why he was hospitalized is publicly known,” it says. (MS)