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Hugo Chavez announces travel to Cuba for chemotherapy

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba to resume cancer treatment, including chemotherapy.

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

He has asked the National Assembly to authorise Saturday's trip, as the constitution requires.

Sarah Grainger reports.

  • 16 Jul 2011
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