Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez smiles in between his daughters, Rosa Virginia (R) and Maria while recovering from cancer surgery in Havana in this photograph released by the Ministry of Information on February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Ministry of Information/
Venezuela's Chavez makes surprise return home from Cuba: ministers
Posted : Monday, 18 February 2013 04:48AM
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has returned home after receiving treatment for cancer in Cuba, his ministers said via Twitter on Monday.
The 58-year-old socialist leader underwent a six-hour operation in Cuba on December 11. Photographs of him published on Friday were the first proof he was still alive.
(Reporting by Andrew Cawthorne; Editing by Angus MacSwan)
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