Hugo Chavez underwent surgery to remove cancerous tumourJuly 1, 2011 Tim WorstallHealth Care3 CommentsHow strange. There appears to be some of him left. previousBig surprise in the Strauss Kahn case!next*Another* surprise in the papers today! 3 thoughts on “Hugo Chavez underwent surgery to remove cancerous tumour” paul ilc July 1, 2011 at 9:18 am Evelyn Waugh once observed, on hearing that doctors had removed a benign tumour from Randolph Churchill, that it was a typical triumph of modern science to take out the only part of Randolph that wasn’t malignant. William M. Connolley July 1, 2011 at 11:08 am My pet theory is that all members of the upper political class should be required by law to have their medical needs attended to in their own country, in order to promote competent home-grown medics for the rest of the population. Too often in these banana republics the leaders piss off elsewhere for their ops. Though the fact that poor Cuba has better medicine than oil-rich Venezuela tells you something interesting, too. Mr Potarto July 1, 2011 at 3:20 pm That funding a decent level of medical care for the political class has left the rest of Cuba in penury? Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.