CARACAS, Venezuela — A Venezuelan cardinal has called on locals to remain calm despite the uncertainty surrounding the health of President Hugo Chavez, who is hospitalized in Cuba after undergoing surgery for cancer.
According to the Spanish newspaper ABC, Chavez is in an induced coma and could be disconnected from artificial life support “at any moment.”
The newspaper reported that Chavez’s cancer has spread to his entire body and that his vital signs are being kept stable by the life support.
“Plans had been made to disconnect him soon from the artificial assistance that is prolonging the life of the Venezuelan president,” ABC reported.
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