Ecuador's President Rafael Correa gestures during a press conference in Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Correa expressed hope that Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez recovers

 

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Ecuador's President Rafael Correa gestures during a press conference in Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Correa expressed hope that Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez recovers from his fourth cancer surgery as soon as possible. Correa also said: "Commander Chavez is very important for Latin America, but if he can't stay at the front of Venezuela, the process of change must continue." (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)