Venezuelan Vice-President Maduro gives annual address
Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro has given the annual state of the nation speech in place of Hugo Chavez, who is still recuperating in Cuba after cancer surgery.
In a brief speech to the National Assembly, Mr Maduro pledged loyalty to the president and said Mr Chavez remained in charge of the country.
Sarah Grainger reports from Caracas.
16 Jan 2013
- From the section Latin America & Caribbean