(KYTX/CNN) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back home in Venezuela after spending more than two months in Cuba. He was there getting treatment following his cancer surgery.
Venezuela's communications minister says Chavez cannot speak after having a tracheotomy. Ernesto Villegas says Chavez is going through a difficult recovery period following his recent cancer surgery. A recent photo of the Venezuelan leader, taken in Havana, Cuba shows him in his hospital bed, surrounded by his children.
Chavez hasn't appeared in public or on national television since he went to Cuba for cancer surgery in December.