Chavez recovering after complications
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is recovering favorably despite suffering complications during cancer surgery in Cuba, his vice president said Thursday. A day after officials painted a grim picture of Chavez’s health, Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced at a political rally that his condition “has evolved from stable to favorable, which supports maintaining the diagnosis of an increasing recuperation.” In the latest of a series of reports about the president’s delicate condition, Information Minister Ernesto Villegas said Chavez was making a “progressive and favorable” recovery after suffering bleeding from Tuesday’s surgery. delivery person, antiques dealer and produce vendor will be among the newly legal private professions, Marino Murillo told lawmakers. Economists have long said Cuba needs to expand the number of allowable private enterprises, with an emphasis on legalizing more independent whitecollar work. hours of deliberation. The panel of eight Army officers and enlisted soldiers also acquitted Jackson of premeditated murder in the stabbing and choking of 28-year-old Spc. Brandy Fonteneaux of Houston. Fonteneaux was found dead in her barracks room on Jan. 8.