CHÁVEZ'S HEALTH | Morales will travel on Friday night
Bolivian President to visit Venezuela in support of Chávez
Bolivian Minister of Communication Amanda Dávila said that the Bolivian President decided to come "urgently" to Venezuela
Friday December 14, 2012 02:49 PM
Bolivian President Evo Morales will travel "urgently" to Venezuela on Friday night in support of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, Bolivian Minister of Communication Amanda Dávila stated.
While being interviewed by state-run TV network Bolivia TV, the minister explained that Morales had rearranged his plans for Saturday to come to Venezuela, EFE cited.
President Chávez is currently in Havana. On Tuesday the leader underwent his fourth cancer surgery over the last 18 months. Chávez was diagnosed with cancer in June, 2011.
Although the Venezuelan leader suffered a sudden hemorrhage during surgery, the medical team said the leader has been making good progress.
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
In the latest attempt to plug the leaks to smuggling, Venezuela began nightly closures between 10 pm and 6 am of its official border crossings along the Colombian border.