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Huge Chavez returns to Venezuela after surgery

The Venezuelan President Hugh Chavez has returned home after undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous tumour in Cuba.

Footage on state TV showed the president getting off a plane at Maiquetia airport outside Caracas.

Mr Chavez has been in Cuba since 8 June.

His return comes a day before Venezuela celebrates the 200th anniversary of its independence from Spain.

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