Venezuelan President Chavez: ‘I already feel healthy’

Chavez after chemotherapy

CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said he “already feels healthy” after undergoing his third chemotherapy session on Tuesday.

Following Tuesday’s chemotherapy session, which was described as a “tough treatment,” President Chavez said that “with the help of God, I already feel healthy; healthy as the nation, healthy with optimism to continue living and fighting with you.”

Chavez spoke to a group of people who had gathered outside the Carlos Arvelo Military Hospital in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, supporting the President in his fight against cancer.

In addition, Chavez said his health does not depend on himself, but rather “on the nation.” During a state TV broadcast on Chavez Television, the leader asked God for the health of all the children, the Venezuelan family, the nation, and his own.

Chavez asked for his health in particular because “I do not belong to myself, I belong to the whole nation. I have the responsibility to recover completely with this will to live and fulfill the task that you have given me.”

The Venezuelan President was on a three-country tour which included Brazil, Cuba and Ecuador when doctors detected a tumor with cancerous cells in his pelvic area during a planned medical checkup in La Havana. He had an initial surgery on June 11 to drain his pelvic area and begin antibiotic treatment. A second surgery was then performed to remove a cancerous tumor.

The left wing president has been in office since 1999 and plans to run for re-election in late 2012 despite his disease.

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41 Comments

  1. Afta a time, another
    September 1, 2011

    …Chavez looks like Dr. Evil now…after all he was a parody of a dictator…

  2. Anonymous
    September 1, 2011

    Looking like a north korean dictator kim jong-il..

  3. 1979
    September 1, 2011

    damn!!! chavo you need a wig boy….. :mrgreen:

  4. Some Sense
    September 1, 2011

    Ki Sa? Tht is Chevez? murder I doe recognize d man nuh der….wow

  5. Destiny
    September 1, 2011

    A man that oppresses the poor is like a sweeping wind that Leaveth no food
    Ur time must come

  6. DGGF
    September 1, 2011

    IT IS TIME FOR THIS LEFTIST DICTATOR TO RESIGN AND TAKE CARE OF HIMSELF.
    ( Sorry for the Carribean beggers who support him )

  7. Francis Chicago
    August 31, 2011

    chavez your time is up brother give up and chill.

  8. simple mind
    August 31, 2011

    sing with me….Tony pray for heee,pray for he; Skerro pray for heee,pray for he.

  9. Prophet2
    August 31, 2011

    God does not like modern slave-drivers.

  10. .....
    August 31, 2011

    PaPa God,i don’t recognise chavez!
    That’s a tough one!

  11. :-)
    August 31, 2011

    @ FAN:
    LOL! He looks like Tony Astaphan- that’s a good one! Birds of a feather look alike and flock together! LOL!

    • AS I see it
      August 31, 2011

      Boy either you are good or we think alike.Just as i saw the small image prior to opening up I said he look like Pasawed as per Trevor lol.This facial presentation does not look like a living healthy face.This guy is on his way.No offense but that a China doll syndrome face or a face of eminient death.Sorry Mr.C but like Saverin awa! The facail changes tell it all. What are you going to leave for ur partner Skerro in your will? My suggestion= Bird Island.

      • c.bruce
        August 31, 2011

        I LOVE IT… U SHOULD BE PRIME MINISTER

    • Anonymous
      September 1, 2011

      I thought the same. I guess all people with the same minds and intentions tend to look alike.

    • 1979
      September 1, 2011

      ROTFLMAO i didn’t even notice until u said it! forrrr reeeeeeeaaaaaal

  12. um
    August 31, 2011

    He looks like a bloated, fat Chinese woman with some makeup on. Sorry.

    • Moi
      August 31, 2011

      U don’t have to be sorry darling… it’s the truth, it’s right infront of us (it’s not a lie).

  13. Grateful
    August 31, 2011

    Senor Chavez

    Thank you for all the help which you have given to my country.Some of us are grateful for the houses that you gave to our less fortunate parents and for the scholarships you gave to allow our brothers and sisters to study in Venezuela.
    We pray that God will bless you with good health Senor…Entonces..muchas gracias!

    • Anonymous
      August 31, 2011

      tell me about the houses … i tired pay rent and need to have my own home

    • c.bruce
      August 31, 2011

      WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE. THE VEVEZUELAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM DID NOT START WITH CHAVEZ

      WHY DON’T YOU PEOPLE READ FIRST

    • ~
      August 31, 2011

      IS ONE SET THAT GETTIN DE SCHOLARSHIP N PLYWOOD HOUSES NOW!

  14. CIA on the watch
    August 31, 2011

    God does not like oppressors, whom britalize their own people, looks like its only now he knows god exists

    • kazimi
      August 31, 2011

      Chavez has always been a catholic andso many people get cancer. Are you saying that they all deserve it? Even you I am sure knows of someone in Donminica who have been afected by Caner or elsewhere.

      Anyone is subjected to it. Stop putting down people with it. :(

    • lolol
      August 31, 2011

      ok seriously where did you get that crap about chavez brutalizing his people? people in venezuela do what the hell they want. things we wouldnt dream of doing in dominica, like say closing down roads, destroying storefronts and setting stuff on fire (in protests) and then only a few unlucky people get arrested lmao. most of you idiots have an exaggerated image of venezuela being a dictatorship from pure hype by people who are even more ignorant than yourselves.

  15. ian
    August 31, 2011

    I care nothing to hear anything about mister..

  16. Nohogwash
    August 31, 2011

    Does that look like a healthy man to you guys? This man looks like a bloated dead big fish floating in the waters!

    • Disgusted
      August 31, 2011

      I hope you never fall ill. One never knows how one ends up, do we??????

    • kazimi
      August 31, 2011

      Now, that is funny and I can laugh to as he does :lol:

    • c.bruce
      August 31, 2011

      HEY I ANTI CHAVEZ BUT U STRETCHING IT NOW WEE!

    • Nohogwash
      August 31, 2011

      I know that you Chavez lovers and adorers don’t like to deal with the truth, but isn’t the man looking bloated. Is is what it is! Why the stone throwing at a brother for just stating the obvious?

  17. JAH-BLESS
    August 31, 2011

    Mr. chavez, its showing, bloated, swollen face, oh boy, but we will pray for your health in christian brotherhood, OH!! BOY MR CHAVEZ PRAY TO YOUR MAKER.

  18. Rolle
    August 31, 2011

    I have no sympathy for dictators.

  19. FAN
    August 31, 2011

    I THOUGHT THAT WAS TONY ASTAPHAN

    • zu zum
      August 31, 2011

      me 2
      dey maybe related

    • Anonymous
      August 31, 2011

      lmao!!! for real we!!! @ least the chubby face

      but seriously mister chavez needs to get real.i mean first he said he had no cancer; then the chemo was for precaution; now he already feels healthy……wow..

      • :-)
        August 31, 2011

        I know, that’s how much they lie to US… No cancer, then chemo for what?, then he feels healthy already… hmmm

    • possie rush
      August 31, 2011

      True, they looking alike, woosh

    • Anonymous
      August 31, 2011

      LMAO

    • August 31, 2011

      Thats his double

    • Anonymous
      August 31, 2011

      lol

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