Chavez: Did US give Latin American leaders cancer?

By REUTERS
December 28, 2011 23:06

 
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CARACAS - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez speculated on Wednesday that the United States might have developed a way to give Latin American leaders cancer, after Argentina's Cristina Fernandez joined the list of presidents diagnosed with the disease.

It was a typically controversial statement by Venezuela's socialist leader, who underwent surgery in June to remove a tumor from his pelvis.

But he stressed that he was not making any accusations, just thinking aloud.

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