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
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.