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Venezuelans Protest as Maduro Says Chavez Getting Chemotherapy

Venezuelans marched in Caracas, demanding more information on President Hugo Chavez’s health after the government said he’s undergoing chemotherapy following cancer surgery.

Vice President Nicolas Maduro, who has been running the country in the self-declared socialist’s absence, said March 1 that Chavez is undergoing chemotherapy after surgery for an undisclosed type of cancer in Cuba more than two months ago. Maduro said Chavez is in “good spirits,” in spite of the severity of the treatment.