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Strong rumors come from good sources that Chavez passed away a little over two hours in Havana.
Vice President Nicolas Maduro said in an interview with Telesur, that the head of state Hugo Chavez is aware "despite the complexity has been the post-operative". He said the president has had slight improvements and stationary situations, since undergoing surgery last December 11 in Havana.
From Cuba, Maduro said it has been able to see President Chavez twice and talk to him. He also announced that the January 2 return to Caracas to continue activities.
He said the state chief executive asked his train report "always with the truth" about their health.
The Vice President reiterated that the head of state is treated in Havana with doctors "highest excellence", because they believe in what they do and "love the commander Chavez."
He regretted that "the right to continue speculating on the life and health of the commander."
Affirms that the hardest adversity has "faced" is the disease afflicting the president.
Caracas and Washington seek rapprochement
Roberta S. Jacobson, Undersecretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, held a telephone conversation with the vice president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro.
Tuesday January 1, 2013 4:33 PM
As outlined in the media headlines that President Hugo Chavez fight against cancer has taken a turn for the worse, there is another edge in the Venezuelan situation that has gone largely unnoticed: the fact that they would have started high level talks between the United States and Venezuela, officials said North American country.
Roberta S. Jacobson, Undersecretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, held a lengthy telephone conversation with the vice president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, on Nov. 21, where they discussed, among other issues, the possibility of returning to exchange ambassadors, diplomatic officials asserted .
The dialogue, which was led by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, began with a U.S. diplomatic approach to Maduro, who was asked to accept a call from Jacobson, sources said. The response was positive and the telephone conversation took place shortly after.
Asked if he had spoken to Maduro, Jacobson said: "Yes we are always interested in having a more productive relationship with Venezuela, starting with the fight against drug trafficking, and in order to have a more productive relationship one has to talk to people. "
Some content of the talks has been reported at a time when reports from Havana, where Chavez recently underwent his fourth surgery for cancer, indicating that the president is experiencing a slow recovery. Maduro said Sunday that Chavez suffered "new complications" related to a respiratory infection and his condition was delicate.
According to U.S. officials, during talks Jacobson and Maduro-in which both sides expressed their wishes for a speedy recovery of Venezuelan Vice President Chavez offered to exchange ambassadors to mark the start of the second term of President Barack Obama. Jacobson, in turn, would have proposed an approach to improve bilateral relations gradually beginning for greater cooperation in the fight against drug trafficking, the fight against terrorism and energy issues.
Under the U.S. proposal, the first test to restore bilateral relations is that Venezuela will accept a visit by regional supervisor of the DEA main agenda in Colombia, in order to draw a plan to expand cooperation in the fight against trafficking drug. While the U.S. Embassy in Caracas has counternarcotics officials, this visit would give greater bilateral talks diplomatic weight, officials said.
U.S. officials want "Venezuela would allow greater cooperation on drugs, terrorism and energy, regardless of who is in power, to prevent the country from becoming a haven for drug traffickers."
Maduro, in turn, can buy time to consolidate his leadership at home. "As hardliner closely linked to the dictatorship of Cuba, you may have talked to Jacobson Maduro to send a message within the Chavista movement polarized that he is in command, before the outbreak of any internal power struggle in Venezuela" , noted the sources.
On the other hand, it is also possible that Maduro "has accepted the offer of dialogue by U.S. suggestion Cuba, whose military regime fears losing the vital benefits of Venezuela," the sources added. It is possible that "Cubans have been told to Maduro: 'Make a truce with Washington, because the last thing you need while you solve the power struggles by the national government is to fight the Americans.'"
Whatever the case, contrary to the assertions of hardline Americans, there is nothing wrong with studying the two countries to normalize relations strategies. However, Venezuelan law stipulates that new elections must be made if Chavez can not take office as scheduled on 10 January.
MOSCOW, January 2 (RIA Novosti) – Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday rejected media speculations that President Hugo Chavez’s health was deteriorating after a new cancer surgery in Cuba.
The Venezuelan president’s handpicked successor said in an interview with the Latin American satellite TV network Telesur he had visited Chavez in hospital twice in the past two days and the president was conscious and aware of his “complex” condition after a difficult surgery in Havana.
Maduro angrily rejected media speculations that Chavez’s health was failing and he had just several days to live and was unconscious after the operation.
Maduro said Chavez gripped his hand energetically as they discussed political and economic developments in Venezuela.
Chavez, 58, who has ruled Venezuela for 13 years, underwent four operations for cancer and four courses of chemotherapy in Cuba and Venezuela within a year. He underwent his fourth surgery to remove cancerous tissue in Cuba on December 11.
He is scheduled to be inaugurated to a new six-year presidential term on January 10, 2013.
Venezuela’s Constitution requires that new presidential elections be held within 30 days, if Chavez is not fit enough to be sworn in. Government officials loyal to Chavez have said, however, the inauguration could take place at a later date.
Venezuelas Präsident Hugo Chavez liegt nach einer Anfang Dezember unternommenen, bereits vierten Krebsoperation weiterhin in künstlichem Koma.
Das berichtete die spanische Tageszeitung ABC am Mittwoch unter Berufung auf nicht genannte Quellen. "Der Präsident wird seit Tagen künstlich am Leben erhalten. Jederzeit kann der Beschluss gefasst werden, die Geräte abzuschalten", schrieb das Blatt.
Unterdessen behaupten die venezolanischen Behörden, der Zustand des Staatschefs sei "stabil". Informationsminister Ernesto Villegas hatte die Bevölkerung am Sonntag aufgefordert, sich nicht von Informationen in die Irre führen zu lassen, wonach die Situation kritisch sei.
Der im vergangenen Oktober wiedergewählte Chavez soll am 10. Januar seine neue sechsjährige Amtszeit antreten. Sollte er dazu nicht in der Lage sein, werden verfassungsgemäß Neuwahlen ausgetragen. Vizepräsident Nicolas Maduro führt die Regierungsgeschäfte in Abwesenheit von Chavez. Er werde angesichts der Lage zunächst in Havanna bleiben, wo Chavez behandelt werde, erklärte Maduro und übermittelte auch einen Neujahrsgruß des Präsidenten.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is undertaken after an early December, already the fourth cancer surgery still in artificial coma.
The Spanish daily ABC reported on Wednesday, citing unnamed sources. "The president is artificially kept alive for days. Each time, the decision may be taken off the equipment," the paper wrote.
Meanwhile, the Venezuelan authorities say, the status of the head of state was "stable". Information Minister Ernesto Villegas asked the people on Sunday, not to be led astray by information, after which the situation was critical.
Last October, the newly re-elected Chavez is on 10 January start his new six-year term. Should not he be in a position to be constitutional elections are held. Vice President Nicolas Maduro leads government business in the absence of Chavez. He will stay at the situation first in Havana, where Chavez was being treated, said Maduro it submit a New Year's greeting from the President.