Post-Chemo, Hugo Chavez Returns Home

Venezuelan completed final round of chemotherapy
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 14, 2011 12:40 PM CDT
Hugo Chavez Returns Home After Second Round of Chemotherapy
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez holds a miniature copy of Venezuela's Constitution in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.   (AP Photo/Miraflores Presidential Office)

He's baaaaack: Hugo Chavez returned to Venezuela early today, after completing a second round of chemotherapy in Cuba, reports CNN. "Good morning, beloved homeland," Chavez tweeted today. "What a beautiful full moon greeted us at midnight." The Venezuelan president is now hairless after an earlier round of chemotherapy, but appeared vibrant and cheerful upon his arrival this morning, Reuters notes. (Read more Hugo Chavez stories.)

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