Venezuela’s Chavez Is Being Operated on Now, EFE Says

(Corrects spelling of Ecuadorean in first paragraph.)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is being operated on right now, his counterpart Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said today, according to EFE.

Correa returned early today from Cuba after visiting Chavez, the Spanish state news agency reported.

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