Chavez returns to Venezuela after cancer treatment

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Posted: Jul 23, 2011 10:48 PM
Chavez returns to Venezuela after cancer treatment

CARACAS (Reuters) - President Hugo Chavez returned to Venezuela on Saturday after undergoing chemotherapy treatment for cancer in Cuba, according to state television.

The network showed footage of the 56-year-old socialist leader arriving at the capital's Maiquetia airport and addressing members of the security forces on the runway.

(Reporting by Daniel Wallis; Editing by Eric Walsh)