Venezuela accuses ‘enemies’ of causing Chavez cancer

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In this June 2, 2011, file photo, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez, left, holds a crutch as he welcomes Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, not in picture, at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuela on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, accused its enemies of causing President Hugo Chavez’s cancer hours before he died, and expelled two US military officers for an alleged plot to destabilize the nation. AP/ARIANA CUBILLOS

CARACAS—Venezuela on Tuesday accused its enemies of causing President Hugo Chavez’s cancer and expelled two US military officers for an alleged plot to destabilize the nation. (Chavez died Tuesday at 4:25 p.m. local time.)

Caracas lashed out against the opposition and the United States after announcing that Chavez had taken a turn for the worse and was struggling to breathe after contracting a new and severe infection.

The US, however, Tuesday rejected Venezuela’s allegations of a conspiracy, saying it was “absurd” to assert Washington was somehow behind Chavez’s cancer.

The Pentagon confirmed the expulsion of two military officers from the US embassy in Caracas and the State Department spokesman said: “An assertion that the United States was somehow involved in causing President Chavez’s illness is absurd, and we definitively reject it.”

The comments came shortly before Chavez’s death was announced in Caracas.

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  • MULEN

    Yeah, the US is also responsible for Castro getting old and infirm. SMH.

  • geminimind

    Cancer is never a curse from someone or from a group.
    It is the result of Bad Karma from many past life existence that are brought all together in this present day existence.
    A soul being re-incarnated many times over for a purpose,to pay off a bad Karma.
    You may dis-agree with me but it’s the truth.

    • MULEN

      I can only understand if you’re a born Buddhist and not one of those people embracing Eastern religion because it’s the “in” thing.

      • geminimind

        Combination of all religions East and West well defined.

    • TotoyKalentong

      How about from eating a lot of preserved and processed food? Check out your corned beef, meat loaf, hotdogs, they contain sodium nitrite (salitre) which kills your body’s natural anti-cancer cells. 

      • geminimind

        I like sea food and I eat everything I see,
        I eat those a lot above mentioned but I don’t get what is called cancer.
        When you have a good Karma (past and present)you don’t get cancer at all.

  • 2rey3

    We can not discount the possibility of this accusation being true because of the top notch technology available today. Thru satellite technology and global positioning, the exact location of targeted persons can be determined and harm can be inflicted on them. With the total disregard of human dignity in favor of comfort, material advantage and of course vested interests of those in power, nobody is indispensable including their own babies for as long as they get what they want, and these are power and wealth. May Chavez rest in peace. Condolence to all Venezuelans.

    • TotoyKalentong

      If that’s true, shouldn’t they have targeted the Castros of Cuba first or perhaps Kim of North Korea?

    • Crazy_horse101010

      it must be nice to have a scapegoat to blame everything. before chavez venezuela used to export food when he took over he broke up the farms and then the country had to import its food people would line up for hours just to buy a bottle of milk. it should be the richest country in south america because of the oil but many people live in poverty.. any one who opposed him was removed and tv stations were shut down if they said anything against him his closest friends are north korea and iran 

    • http://www.facebook.com/danilo.navarro.946 Danilo Navarro

      STILL BELIEVING ON VOODOO CRAFS AND…SOCEERER.WHAT A BIG BIG IMAGINATION….IF ITS TRUE WHO NEEDS MODERN WEAPONS JUST HIRED A VOODOOMAN/WOMENS OR SOCCERER..IT CHEAPER 

    • LAD

       andami nyong ingay ang nagpapatay nyan si Rizal kasi espanyol ang salita, kumpleto ako sa papeles nyan he he he

    • gemini1971

       You mean may he rest in Hell

  • T. M. Shannon

    america also caused the Teutonic Order to invade Prussia, the Vikings to slaughter the priests in Lindesfarne, the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs.

    I have pages of these, I can go on!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

      you are fcuking wrong!!!! IT WAS GLORIA MACAPAGAL ARROYO

  • T. M. Shannon

    stop reading robert ludlum.  if it was the US we all know it’d be a drone strike

  • Loggnat

    I have papers/documents to prove that the US have been paying black majic and vodoo practitioners from several countries. They are to try to destroy the leaders of not only Venezuela but Cuba, N Korea and lately Bolivia thru their curse and vodoo dolls, and that includes the magkukulam in Pinas. But so far it worked only on Chavez….. The Santeria blockers of Fidel had been successful in defending their leader and the ‘kimchie’ breath of the new N Korean leader just made him utterly invulnerable to the paranormal assault. :)))

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5UOZM4PWIDKO7G64HL3PPMXUTM Constantine

      They should have called Mommy Dionisia to exorcise Chavez! He he he!

    • http://www.facebook.com/danilo.navarro.946 Danilo Navarro

      ITS A BIG HA HA HA

    • OZBOYS

      Huhuhuhhahahahahuhuhuhahahaha

    • Crazy_horse101010

      can i see copies of your papers. voodoo cruse missiles work a lot better. i think the little green men were out to get him. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5UOZM4PWIDKO7G64HL3PPMXUTM Constantine

    The next time Misuari will suffer an illness, he will also blame it on the PM of Malaysia and Pres PNoy. That’s how terrorists minds work! Absurd!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

      that is how Pwenoy works…. he probably blaming GMA now for the death of Hugo

  • siegfeil

    This is ridiculous,  once you have cancer you can just prolong life but somehow you still die like everyone of us. We just should remember every one returns to dust after becoming food for the worms. Life is too short, Saddam didn’t expect his untimely death by hanging……he thought death was far, Kaddafy had a brutal death…. it seems to date, mankind seems not to understand that nothing is permanent here.  

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/EA7TIY7PYXEU5UOXG2K5CY5F64 Eric

    Too much hate inside you = cancer. Chavez was the epitome of hate.

  • doublecross

    a brave man, RIP. Blessed your soul.

    • http://www.facebook.com/danilo.navarro.946 Danilo Navarro

      ITS BETTER REST IN HELL

    • Noel

      Brave because he has the balls to go against the mighty US unlike other foreign leaders who continue to tow the American line.

  • salomeahmad

    When Fidel goes, the suspect would surely be the CIA.

    • Crusade_r

      his very old and ailing the CIA doesn’t have to do anything.  It’s just a matter of time now.

      • Noel

        At 58 years old, it’s not old.  US-CIA knew he had cancer and could die sooner or later.  So, instead of assassinating him, they let him die to avoid international condemnation like they did to other leaders in the past.

      • Crazy_horse101010

        ive known people 30 years old who died of cancer oh maybe the cia killed them.  

      • Noel

        Possible.  CIA kills anyone regardless of age as long as the person is a danger to America’s national security, real or imagined.

    • Noel

      And North Korea’s Kim too.  The fact of the matter is if a leader who’s hated by the US dies, the possibility of the US through her CIA doing it is high.  Check the history.  Even many US presidents were also assassinated and suspicion was high that JFK was killed by CIA.

      • Crazy_horse101010

        many.  did the cia kill lincoln now i know you dont live in ameriva because jfk was the only president killed in modern history. you screwed up boy you didnt check you history. your brainwasher screwed up

      • Noel

        What a Moron. There was no CIA yet during the time of Abraham Lincoln.  Watch the movie “Lincoln” to know a bit of history.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    all you stupid people, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo killed Chavez…. according Pnoy

    • Noel

      No, it’s former Solicitor Frank Chavez.

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    Too bad. Venezuela, develop your own cancer causing weapon.  Stop whining.

    • Noel

      No one is immune from cancer.  Even the richest, most powerful people die of cancer.

      • gemini1971

         Ok! so why do you think thay are blaming again the US for his cancer?

      • Noel

        It’s just a possibility given how US hated Chavez.  There are many ways to kill a person not just by bullet.

    • Noel

      Chavez should have tried the Stem Cell Therapy.

  • Guest

    RIP Hugo Chavez.

    It may seem outlandish to some but the accusation against the US for causing Chavez’s cancer rings true. If Russia can send the KGB to Britain in 2006 in order to poison the former Russian Officer Alexander Litvinenko, the more technologically advanced US can do the same. The evidence might not be as easy to find but it can be done. More importantly, it has been done and rather successfully with the cancerous death of the intended victim.

    With Hugo Chavez’s passing, we mourn with all the Venezuelans who lost a great leader. Hugo is a great leader for he fearlessly dismantled the hold of the elite mestizo oligarchs who held control and are still holding some control over Venezuela’s wealth and economy. Hugo was not afraid to wrestle the control of the country’s rich oil from the Americans and Venezuelan oligarchs and rechannel the revenue to vast majority of Venezuelans. The Philippines in many ways is similar to Venezuela in that its economy is very much in the hands of mestizo landowners and oligarchs who do not care about ordinary Filipinos. May we someday find someone like Hugo Chavez to return this country back to the Filipinos.

    • Crazy_horse101010

      what would the world do if they didnt have america to blame for everything

      • Noel

        Unfortunately, America shall be blamed…now and forever.

      • Crazy_horse101010

        only by commies like you china lover thers a song about san jose what is it

      • Noel

        That’s an old song idiot.  Do you want…in San Jose…

    • gemini1971

       I smell Sulphur!

  • divictes

    If this is the case, aside from medical tourism, we stand to earn more dollars from kulam, barang, paktol, hewit tourism. DOT has only to identify and endorse the provinces that practice these craft and voila… hordes of shadowy figures, both local and foreign,  with bulging pockets will surely descend on us. Oh, one more thing, a video clip of their craft wilting,writhing subjects would greatly help.

  • anu12345

    I believe in their assertion. Perhaps, Chavez ate too much American foods like hamburgers, shakes and hotdogs

    • Noel

      With today’s technology, US-CIA could easily have found a way to kill Chavez gradually.

      • gemini1971

         Stop!

      • Crazy_horse101010

        you better go hide they could come and get you next as you are a enemy. 

      • Noel

        I’m with CSIS.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WIWYLFLU4LPKS7B2ZLLRVFKS3Y vir_a

    Poor guy. He has only himself to blame. But it’s better he goes now to save more lives because of his bad choices and decisions. May he rest in peace.

    • Noel

      Standing against US and the West was not a bad choice and decision.  Who among the foreign leaders could be like him?

      • gemini1971

         Bro! he’s just talk nothing more

      • Crazy_horse101010

        heil hilter  i know one very sane one he leads north korea where millions of people have died of stravation. explain why are people from latin american counties in cluding venezuela risking their lives trying to get into america hundreds die every year in the deserts  or killed by the drug cartel. why does america have to pay billions keeping them out.

      • Noel

        You talk like a crazy horse indeed.  You know why Latin America, third world countries like the Phl continue to be poor.  It’s because the West make them.  Who and what countries invaded, conquered, colonized the third world counties?  Are they not Spain, UK, US…?

      • Crazy_horse101010

        if you were american you would know who crazy horse was so i think you are lying about san jose. you happened to see a map with that name on it or your brainwasher said to say you from there. the spanish are long gone so whos the blame now whats your excuse now. dont argue with me about history especially in the new world because i have studied all my life. oh what side of the bay is san jose on..

      • Noel

        From San Jose, drive down to Gilroy and shop at the Outlet.  In San Jose, shop at Lions Market, Ranch 99, Pacific Supermarket.  If you want a delicious meal, eat at Tung Kee.  Visit Barrio Fiesta in Milpitas were the Mayor is a Fil-Am.  San Jose is South Bay.  I used to live at East Bay.  If you want to hang out with Blacks, go to Oakland.

  • guest

    I think Hugo Chavez wants to prove that Cuba has the best health care system in the world that is why he went there for his cancer treatment. That is my understanding.  I think it did not work.

    • Noel

      If Venezuela has a good health care system, then Chavez would not have gone to Cuba for treatment.  Cuba has the best health care system that even Canadians travel there for treatment.  The reason why Chavez returned to Venezuela was because he wanted to die in his native land just like other citizens.

      • gemini1971

         Wrong again! Canadians travel most to America go check Fraser Institute. Then again if you think Hugo was a good president why do you think he didnt improve Venezuela’s health care system?

      • Noel

        Only wealthy Canadians travel to US for medical treatment.  Ordinary Canadians use Canada’s free health care system.  So, the way you measure a president to be good is if he improves the health care system. Has Obama which many believe is a good president at least better than Bush improved the US health care system?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

    why blame U.S of your cancer.stupid thinking

  • Noel

    We’re not sure if the US caused Chavez’s cancer.  But one thing is sure…the US is the first to rejoice his death.  If he didn’t die of cancer, the US through CIA would assassinate him or instigate locals to protest against his government that shall lead to his overthrow.  Chavez was among the few leaders who dared oppose the mighty Uncle Sam and able to survive until his death.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

      because Venezula is going to be a communist country,he control all resources including oil and gas.wheres the money now,and venezuela still poor.

      • Noel

        It’s better that a citizen or leader of his own country controls the country’s resources that foreign countries like the US.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

        no democracy in that country,everyt election he always win

      • gemini1971

         There is a term for that it’s called open market or what about a more familiar term ” Capitalism”

      • Noel

        Open market that’s open to foreign abuse, control and dictate like what the West wants?  China was and still a Communist country but it’s now semi-capitalist.

      • Crazy_horse101010

        another american hater speaks what happen you tried to go to america and couldnt get in

      • Noel

        I’m not against American people because many of them are nice. I’m against US foreign policies only.  BTW, I live in San Jose, California

      • Crazy_horse101010

        well i worked for pg&e heard of them. does immigration know you are a traitor. 

      • Noel

        PG & E ?  Ha, ha.  What a slave !  I’m a major stockholder of Seafood Market chain.  Ask Carlos Go about me.

    • Crazy_horse101010

      why is it whenever something hasppens in the world people always blame the us for it . typhons deaths natural disasters blame it on america. there is a saying s–t happens

      • Noel

        You know why?  Because all throughout history, the US meddled in other countries’ internal affairs.  The US used CIA in covert operations to eliminate foreign leaders who were not cooperative either by assassination or overthrow.

      • tarikan

        And some countries when struck by major calamities ask donations from the Americans. Or the Americans don’t wait until asked they just go ahead and give it. Look how they had given food aid to North Korea, amazing or crazy people ain’t it? 

      • Crazy_horse101010

        yes americas spent millions here when there has been disasters  and on foreign aid but that doesnt count they just get insulted and stabbed in the back 

      • Noel

        But America gives depends on who she gives.  She gives more to countries which she can benefit more while token assistance to the Phl which she has not much benefit especially after the US based were closed down.

      • Crazy_horse101010

        ask you one question where do you live at in america since you think you know so much which state. i all ready know who you are  shouldnt be down at the embassy burning the flag with your npa buddies because you dont know squat about america except what you were brainwashed with commie

      • Noel

        Let me throw back the question at you where you or you have lived in America?  If you know California pretty well, then you must know where Hayward, Union City are.  You must know Daly City, Palo Alto, Antioch, Sacramento, Roseville, Rocklin, Fairfield, Vallejo, San Rafael, Berkely, etc.  Down south, you must know West Covina, Carson, Alhambra, Rosemead, North Holywood, etc.

      • Noel

        America gives but gets more in return.  It’s like she buying raw materials from third world countries like the Phl at the cheapest price then sell the finished products back at huge profits.

      • tarikan

        That’s the problem with the Philippines, pre not with the Americans. Why until now PH is only selling raw materials, can’t they process it and sell it for more? PH has abundant superior talents as evidenced by OFW’s who are the envy of other countries. But these talents are offset by idiot voters, no wonder they deserved their leaders.

      • gemini1971

        Really? and how did you know that..were you there when the CIA was planning this so called covert operations?

      • Noel

        What a stupid question !  That’s why it’s called covert operations so that people don’t know.  The you know what CIA is? 

      • Crazy_horse101010

        yeah right like the ussr  or china have never meddled. maybe china killed him.but when countries need help or money who do they come running to. we would kill the rulers of iran or north korea first of course if one of them keels over with a heart attack guess who will be blamed. remember the bulgarians tried to kill the pope maybe they had cia backing.

  • Jamal Idris

    The CIA has all the methods to eliminate any world leader/personality they want and nobody will know it.

    • Noel

      Agree…for instance poison.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

      youre the one know it.dreaming

  • Jamal Idris

     Will Kim of Nokor be next?

    • Noel

      Don’t think so.  He loves NBA and Rodman loves Kim.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYRtmMxB5yw CrossWinds

    1 Corinthians 15:56-57
    The sting of death is sin, and the strength of sin is the law. 57 But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ…………………………………………

  • Crusade_r

    Another tyrant down.  Two and a half to go….and more, and more….  The question is, “will humanity ever run out of tyrants?”

    • ApoNiLolo

      Perhaps to you and his detractors, he was. But to the majority of Venezuelan, especially the poor, he was their savior and hero. As the saying goes – “One man’s terrorist, is another man’s martyr”.

  • tarikan

    It was the DEVIL himself Hugo who caused your cancer not the U.S. So how is your godfather Devil now that you are in his laps Hugo? Pres. Dableyah says good riddance!

  • tarikan

    Venezuela has vast oil reserves and third in the world in terms of oil production. But why Chavez traveled to Cuba for his cancer treatment? No facilities in his home country? Where has the oil revenue gone? I heard his country is still third world hanging by the thread to drop to fourth world.  

    • go88

      Cuba has very good medical practitioners (and developped cost efficient medicines and treatments because of the US embargo), many of the cuban medical practitioners are world class and were russian trained. There is mutual help between cuba and venezuella: venezuella provides oil to cuba and cuba gives medical help).

  • $20174498

     That’s a malicious accusation. If that is true, how come Pres AHMADINEJAD of Iran and Pres Kim Jong Un of North Korea still alive? Purely pigments of your imagination. SHAME ON YOU!

    • Noel

      The two you mentioned are still being targeted by US-CIA.  The problem is both Iran and Nokor have very good intelligence agencies too and they’re able to protect their leaders.

      • $29897073

        They only eat tiapati & humus,,, look at Hugo Chavez he likes meat,,(RIP) kaya iyon. Hindi pa siya marunong mag-cleansing diet

      • Noel

        And Chavez reportedly drank 40 cups of coffee a day.  That’s bad.

  • boytalakitok

    he ate too much tortillas that what killed him….

    that guy is nut!

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