Cuba Airs Images of Hugo Chavez To Quell Health Rumors

There were reports Saturday that Chavez was in 'critical condition' after surgery. These are images and video from Cubavision of Chavez and fellow tyrant Fidel Castro showing Hugo standing and walking. No one really knows when the video was taken


Venezuelan state television broadcast videos and photographs Tuesday night showing a convalescing President Hugo Chavez meeting with Fidel Castro two weeks after undergoing urgent surgery in Cuba.

An aide to Venezuela’s president said the encounter in Cuba took place earlier in the day.

“We see him recovering,” Information Minister Andres Izarra said on state television as the short video clips and photographs were shown of Chavez standing and talking outdoors with Castro. Cuban state TV also broadcast pictures of the get-together (via AP)