VP Maduro underlines Chávez's improvement
The inauguration of Portuguesa state governor Wilmar Castro Soteldo was good for Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolás to delve into the health condition of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez
One more time, Venezuela's Executive Vice-President Nicolás Maduro reported on Saturday evening on the health condition of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. "Our comrade (Solicitor General) Cilia Flores just came back (fro m Cuba) and personally checked the favorable conditions (of President Chávez). Day after day, our commander is regaining strength, all his conditions."
Flores, as stated by Maduro, returned from Havana and briefed on the Venezuelan leader.
During his speech following the sworn-in ceremony of pro-government Wilmar Castro Soteldo as the new governor of Portuguesa state. Maduro called upon unity of "revolutionary political and social forces."
Chávez, he said, should "continue his process toward stabilization." Concomitantly, government authorities "work to defend the Venezuelan people," state-run news agency Agencia Venezolana de Noticias (AVN) cited.
"We are the soldiers of Hugo Chávez, the commander of the liberating and socialist revolution of the 21st Century" Maduro exulted.
President Nicolás Maduro is not only the heir to the throne, but also to an economic crisis which demanded urgent measures to rectify the course. The crisis showed up in two aspects: a 50% inflation estimate, and shortage of staples ranging between 70% and 98%. These issues might hit the President's poor popularity; considering his feeble electoral victory of 1% over his challenger.