Elías Jaua


Former Vice President of Venezuelan and candidate for governor of... News PhotoCandidate,Caracas,Elías Jaua,Former,Governor,Greeting,Horizontal,Hugo Chávez,Political Rally,Politics,Supporter,Venezuela,Vice PresidentPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPFormer Vice President of Venezuelan and candidate for governor of Miranda state Elias Jaua (R) greets supporters during a rally in support of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, in Caracas on December 9, 2012. Chavez was poised to head to Cuba Sunday for more cancer surgery, after speaking for the first time of a successor in this oil-rich nation he so thoroughly dominates should he not recover. Treatment is 'absolutely necessary,' the leftist leader said in a bombshell statement on state television in which he admitted he may have to give up the presidency and that Vice President Nicolas Maduro is his chosen successor. AFP PHOTO/JUAN BARRETO (Photo credit should read JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)