Chavez' health "is improving"
[Daily Nation (Kenya)] Venezuelan His Excellency President-for-Life, Caudillo of the Bolivarians Hugo Chavez, who is in Cuba after a new round of cancer surgery, is sound of mind and his physical health is improving, his science and technology minister said Saturday.

Chavez, 58, "is mentally fully fit" and his health "is improving" after his surgery Tuesday in Cuba following a recurrence of cancer, said Science and Technology Minister Jorge Arreaza said from Havana by phone.

His health is in a "process of progressive stabilization," added Arreaza, who also is the president's son in law, the husband of Chavez's eldest daughter Rosa Virginia who has been at the president's side in Havana.

Posted by: Fred 2012-12-17