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Venezuela accuses 'enemies' of causing Chavez cancer

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Venezuela on Tuesday accused its enemies of causing ailing President Hugo Chavez's cancer and expelled two US military officers for an alleged plot to destabilize the nation. 

This videograb taken from Telesur news network shows Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro speaking in Caracas on March 5, 2013. Venezuela said Tuesday it was expelling a second US embassy official for unauthorized contacts with Venezuelan military officials and conspiracy amid the illness of ailing President Hugo Chavez.

Caracas lashed out against the opposition and the United States after announcing that Chavez had taken a turn for the worse and was struggling to breathe after contracting a new and severe infection.

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