Firebrand Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez insisted Monday that he is "totally" cancer-free and ready to take on what promises to be a tough re-election battle without "physical restrictions."
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez shows a national Constitution during a press conference in Caracas. Chavez insisted Monday he is "totally" cancer-free a little more than a year since he first revealed his diagnosis and said he was ready to take on a re-election battle.
"Free, totally free," he replied when asked by a reporter if he had beaten the disease, as he gears up for the bruising campaign against unified opposition rival Henrique Capriles ahead of the October 7 vote.
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