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Chavez Returns to Venezuela From Cuba Following Medical Exams

October 20, 2011

Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned to the South American country today from Cuba where he underwent medical exams amid treatment for an undisclosed type of cancer. Chavez descended the presidential airplane dressed in olive green military fatigues and black boots, according to images broadcast on state television.

Chavez was greeted with military honors and by the majority of his ministers in the western town of La Fria, Tachira state.

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