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Venezuela’s Chavez Admitted to Emergency Room, Nuevo Herald Says

September 29, 2011

Sept. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was admitted for emergency treatment at a military hospital, newspaper El Nuevo Herald reported, without saying how it obtained the information. The president’s doctors were considering moving him to a private hospital in Caracas to receive treatment for kidney problems, the newspaper said.

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