U.S.Crusade | RaceandHistory | RastaTimes | HowComYouCom | News Links | Trini Soca | Africa Speaks
Trinicenter.com Trinicenter.com Trinidad and Tobago News
Online Forums
Create an AccountHome | Account | World News  

International Watch
  • Home
  • AvantGo
  • Feedback
  • Search
  • Stories Archive
  • Submit News

  • Categories
  • Africa Focus
  • Arab Spring
  • Audio & Video
  • Book Review
  • Caribbean
  • Inside U.S.A.
  • Invasion of Iraq
  • Israel-Palestine
  • Latin America
  • Medical
  • Pakistan
  • Pandora's Box
  • Racism Watch
  • Satire
  • US War on Iran
  • US War on N Korea
  • War and Terror
  • War on Russia
  • War on Syria
  • World Focus
  • Zimbabwe

  • Old Articles
    Friday, February 08
    ·
    Wednesday, February 06
    ·
    Tuesday, February 05
    · Savage Capitalism or Socialism: A Conversation with Luis Britto Garcia
    Sunday, February 03
    · Canada vs. Venezuela: The Background Gets Even Murkier
    Thursday, January 31
    ·
    Monday, January 28
    · The History - and Hypocrisy - of US Meddling in Venezuela
    · Canada Is Complicit in Venezuela's US-Backed Coup D'état
    Wednesday, September 26
    · Why Israel Demolishes: Khan Al-Ahmar as Representation of Greater Genocide
    Friday, September 21
    · US Disregard for International Law Is a Menace to Latin America
    Saturday, August 25
    · How Long is the Shelf-Life of Damnable Racist Capitalist Lies?
    Thursday, August 09
    · Martial Law By Other Means: Corporate Strangulation of Dissent
    Wednesday, August 08
    · North Korea and The Washington Trap
    · Venezuela Assassination Attempt: Maduro Survives but Journalism Doesn't
    Sunday, May 20
    · The British Royal Wedding, Feelgoodism and the Colonial Jumbie
    Friday, May 04
    ·
    Monday, April 09
    · The Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is Bad News for the Planet
    Tuesday, March 20
    · Finally, Some Good News
    Thursday, March 15
    · Zimbabwe Open for Business, Code for International Finance Capitalism
    Friday, January 12
    · Shadow Armies: The Unseen, But Real US War In Africa
    Wednesday, December 13
    · The U.S. is Not a Democracy, It Never Was

    Older Articles

    Features

    Sudan''s Crisis

    Zimbabwe: Land Reform and Mugabe

    U.S Coup in Haiti

    Venezuela and Chavez


      
    Latin America:
    Posted on Sunday, December 09 @ 06:30:53 UTC
    Topic: Venezuela and Chavez
    Venezuela and ChavezVenezuelanalysis.com
    December 08, 2012


    Tonight President Hugo Chavez announced on public television that he will return to Cuba to receive surgery for new malignant cells, and that vice-president Nicolas Maduro will be in charge during his absence.

    Chavez said that the Cuban doctors informed him that the area where he has previously been affected will need to be operated on again, as new malignant cells have appeared.

    Chavez was first diagnosed with cancer in June 2011, and successfully underwent treatment for a recurrence of the disease in February this year.

    “Another operation is absolutely necessary... in the next few days, actually the doctor told me it should have been yesterday,” he said.

    He also said that “there are always risks in processes like this” and that “if anything happens to me that hinders me [from performing as president]”, Maduro is his preference to replace him.

    According to the Venezuelan constitution, article 234, temporary absences of the president are substituted by the vice-president for up to 90 days, a period which is renewable by the national assembly. If something serious happens to the president, obliging him or her to abandon his or her position within the first four years of the six year term, new elections must be held.

    Chavez’s new term begins on 10 January, and elections would be called within 30 days, were something happen to cause him to leave office.

    Stressing that “this revolution doesn’t depend on one man”, Chavez requested the people vote for Maduro under such a circumstance.

    “If such a scenario were to occur, I ask you from my heart that you elect Nicolas Maduro as constitutional president of the republic,” he said, explaining that after the 7 October presidential elections, he repeated medical tests, and “everything came out fine”.

    “However, [there was] some inflation, some pain, as a result of the efforts involved in campaigning and the radiotherapy treatment... and we started to pay attention... and during this process [of medical examinations] it was decided to perform the hyperbaric oxygen treatment”.

    Chavez returned from Cuba to Venezuela early yesterday morning after receiving that treatment, which is regularly used to help heal tissues damaged by radiation therapy.

    However, while in Cuba, “because of certain symptoms, we decided to conduct more exams, another revision, an exhaustive one,” Chavez explained.

    Nevertheless, Chavez also expressed “complete faith” in his recovery, saying, “God willing, like the last two times [he was operated on], we will be victorious in this new battle”.

    “If there’s anything I would insist upon in this new situation, this new battle... is on strengthening national unity, unity of all the popular [grassroots] forces, the unity of all revolutionary forces... my beloved militancy, allied parties, revolutionary currents, unity, unity, unity,” he said, perhaps in light of the state elections to be held in one week.

    “I say that because the adversaries, the enemies of the country don’t rest, and won’t rest, [they’ll continue] creating intrigue, trying to divide, and above all, taking advantage of circumstances like this.”

    One Venezuelan activist commented to Venezuelanalsysis.com in reaction to the news, “Some people [the opposition] celebrate, because they think that Chavez is a person... Chavez is a movement, an idea, we are millions who are ... prepared to struggle”.

    Source: http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/7532


     
    Related Links
    · Venezuela and Chavez
    · More about Venezuela and Chavez
    · News by admin


    Most read story about Venezuela and Chavez:
    Venezuela: nothing is innocent anymore: not even earthquakes and the flu


    Article Rating
    Average Score: 0
    Votes: 0

    Please take a second and vote for this article:

    Excellent
    Very Good
    Good
    Regular
    Bad


    Options

     Printer Friendly Printer Friendly



    Homepage | Trinidad News | Africa Speaks | U.S.Crusade | Fair Use Notice


    Copyright © 2002-2014 Trinicenter.com
    Trinicenter.com is a 100% non-profit Website
    You can syndicate our news using the file backend.php or ultramode.txt
    All logos, trademarks, articles and comments are property of their respective owners.
    PHP-Nuke Copyright © 2004 by Francisco Burzi. This is free software, and you may redistribute it under the GPL.
    PHP-Nuke comes with absolutely no warranty, for details, see the license.
    Page Generation: 0.21 Seconds