Following a publication of the Spanish newspaper ABC that stated that President Hugo Chavez had been transferred to his presidential house to spent with his family the last days of his life, the vice president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, called for an end “to the attacks and rumors” about the health of Chavez, who” is fighting for it. “
According to the newspaper, the transfer from the Military Hospital to his residence, would have occurred after doctors evaluated the results of a CT scan that revealed that lung tumors have developed rapidly, which has affected 35% of the left one.
“These versions are widely disseminated,” said Maduro who alluded to rumors that Chavez is on the brink of death. He said about ABC of Spain and Colombia’s Caracol radio station of adopting a “manipulative and fascist attitude”.