Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's condition is improving after his latest surgery in Cuba, says Vice President Nicolas Maduro in a televised address on Friday.
Tuesday's surgery in Havana was the leader's fourth operation since mid-2011 for cancer in his pelvic region.
In a strong showing of support, over 3,000 of the country's top military and government officials attended a mass in Caracas on Thursday, and a vigil was held in Havana.
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