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News ID: 490
Publish Date: 11:20 - 13 March 2013
TEHRAN, YJC. -- Venezuelan authorities plan to open a formal investigation into suspicions that the late President Hugo Chavez’s cancer was the result of poisoning by his enemies abroad.
A statement to this effect was made by Acting President Nicolas Maduro during his interview with the Telesur news network broadcast on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, the opposition describes poisoning accusations as a typical Chavez-style conspiracy theory intended to feed fears of ‘imperialist’ threats to Venezuela’s socialist system and distract people from daily problems.

Hugo Chavez died at a Caracas hospital on March 5 after a two-year battle with cancer.
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