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Hugo Chavez Sees ‘Slight Improvement,’ Villegas Says

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is experiencing a “slight improvement” in his condition after cancer surgery in Cuba, Information Minister Ernesto Villegas said.

Chavez has been communicating with family members and analyzing the results of regional elections held Dec. 16, Villegas said in a national address broadcast on radio and television.

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