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Chavez requests return to Cuba for further treatment

The Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has asked Congress for permission to return to Cuba to resume his chemotherapy treatment.

Mr Chavez recently returned to Venezuela after spending nearly one month in Cuba, where he had a cancerous tumour removed.

The BBC's Sarah Grainger reports.

  • 16 Jul 2011
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