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Chavez suffers post-surgery complications

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(KYTX/CNN) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is suffering from new complications following his cancer surgery in Cuba.

Last night, Venezuala's Vice President Nicolas Maduro said the new problems were linked to a respiratory infection diagnosed during the treatment for cancer. Chavez first announced he was battling cancer in June of 2011 and has been undergoing treatment in Havana.

The 58 year old hasn't said what type of cancer he has and the government hasn't released much information about his illness.

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