Venezuelan VP: President Chávez is undergoing physiotherapy
Vice-President Nicolás Maduro underscored that in a phone call received on Monday President Hugo Chávez told him that he "was walking and taking his first steps at therapy. He added that the Government has been passing on true information and that Chávez's health progress was slow
The vice-president outlined that in a phone call received from Chávez on Monday the leader told him that he "was walking and taking his first steps at therapy, which is part of regular recovery procedures, after having going through a complicated surgery as everybody knows."
Maduro noted that the Government has been informing about a situation whose progress is slow. In the meantime, "Our people have been given in every stage of such progress true information."
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
A shipment of over 30,000 tons of phosphate arrived at Puerto Cabello port in late July on board the Shi Long Ling, a Chinese-flagged vessel that began its long journey in northern Africa. The cargo boat docked on July 26 after traveling more than 3,200 nautical miles. Undoubtedly, this would just be considered one in many cargo ships crisscrossing the oceans if it were not for the fact that Venezuela has denounced Western Sahara occupation by Morocco and yet purchases the territory's natural resource products from the occupying power.