Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Remains in Hospital Following Cancer Operation

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A worker carries meat into a butcher's shop which has been plastered... News PhotoButcher,Caracas,Carrying,Government,Horizontal,Hugo Chávez,Meat,Occupation,Politics,Poster,Store,VenezuelaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA worker carries meat into a butcher's shop which has been plastered with posters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, in Caracas, on January 3, 2013. Top Venezuelan officials gathered in Cuba on Thursday amid growing demands for news about cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez' condition, days before he is to be sworn in for another term. The Venezuelan president has not been seen since he underwent a long and complicated surgery for a recurrence of cancer 23 days ago, and officials have acknowledged that his recovery has been difficult. AFP PHOTO/LEO RAMIREZ (Photo credit should read LEO RAMIREZ/AFP/Getty Images)