CARACAS Wed Feb 13, 2013 7:03pm EST
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is definitely going through "complex" alternative treatments greater than not one but two a few months following acquiring most cancers surgery inside Cuba, his / her vice chief executive mentioned on Wednesday.
The 58-year-old socialist leader will never be seen in public since your dog left for Havana for any procedure on December 11, his final surgical treatment for cancer in 18 months.
Vice President Nicolas Maduro failed to present facts with the alternative solutions the president ended up being receiving. Chavez features certainly not claimed which cancer they are hurting from, and critics accuse this authorities associated with excessive secrecy more than his / her condition.
"Today your commander is definitely undergoing alternative therapies . many people are sophisticated along with challenging solutions that must, with quite a few point, ending this cycle regarding his illness," Maduro claimed within comments upon state TV.
The government, which usually rejects allegations that will not be see-thorugh in relation to Chavez's health, says he's completed a difficult post-operative span as well as features started off some sort of "new phase" of his recuperation. It hasn't assigned particulars of that brand new phase.
Any different vote within South America's prime petrol exporter may possibly pit Maduro, Chavez's heir apparent, alongside Henrique Capriles, the 40-year-old governor connected with Miranda state, which lost for you to Chavez in very last October's presidential election.
(Reporting by simply Daniel Wallis as well as Marianna Parraga; Editing by simply Sandra Maler)