Fausta’s blog (Fausta Werz) has some updates on the ailing Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez:
After returning from his latest round of chemotherapy in Cuba, Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez is hospitalized with renal failure and medullary aplasia:
The UK’s Telegraph reports, Hugo Chavez in hospital ‘for kidney failure’. Hugo Chavez, who has been fighting cancer, was rushed to a military hospital for emergency care following kidney failure, according to reports.
El Nuevo Herald also reports that (my translation: if you use this translation please link to this post and credit me):
On the other hand, the source stated that Chavez suffered from medullary aplasia, the disappearance of blood-producing cells in the bone marrow, which complicated his medical state. According to doctors, medullary aplasia can be total, affecting the production of red and white blood cells, or partial, which affects the production of one type of blood cells.
(More information on aplasia here)
Of course, it didn’t take long for Chavista officials to deny the Herald report:
Read the full story here: http://www.realclearworld.com/blog/2011/09/hugo_chavez_kidney_failure_1.html