Hugo Chavez Returns to Venezuela From Cuba, Announces It on Twitter
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has tweeted that he has returned home following his cancer surgery in Cuba in December. Photos released on Friday were the first time Venezuelans had seen him in two months.
In a Tweet stamped 4:11 a.m. local time (841 GMT), Chavez announced that he had returned from his convalescence. After being re-elected in October, Chavez had not yet been home for a day of his fourth presidential term, which officially began on January 10.
“We have arrived again to the Venezuelan homeland,” Chavez wrote on Twitter. “Thank you my God!! Thank you my beloved people!! We will continue the treatment here.”