Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez experienced "complications," including bleeding, during his cancer surgery, but is showing positive signs of recovery, senior aides say.
Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez hold a poster in Caracas on December 11, 2012, after Chavez's surgery. Chavez experienced "complications" including bleeding during cancer surgery but is showing positive signs of recovery, a top official said.
The health of the ailing leader, who has embodied the Latin American left for more than a decade and was re-elected in October, has been the subject of intense speculation since he was first diagnosed with cancer last year.
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